Deratization

Deratization consists of the removal of mice and rats from a place. Our specialized workers can give advice on the best products and methods as well as on the effect of the treatment on humans and on pets. The aim of deratization is the eradication of any harmful microorganisms for humans and for pets that mice and rats carry.

The most common and harmful species that we control are:

Ship rat
  It is also called black rat, it has a robust squared body and it can be up to 30 cm long. Its weight is about 200 gr. The fur is black and has blueish shades on the belly. It has got a thinner body than the Rattus Norvegicus. It prefers dry environments, such as lofts, attics, granaries, etc... thanks to its climbing ability. 
It is mainly omnivorous and prefers fruits and vegetables.
Its droppings are tapered, 9-12 mm long and slightly curved.
The rattus rattus produces up to 5 generations per year and litters can number from 5 to 12 puppies. The average lifespan is one year but in captivity it can be 4 years.
     

Rattus norvegicus
  It is also called sewer rat, its body is stocky and it is from 17,5 to 45 cm long. It weighs about 350 – 450 gr. Its fur is short and shaggy and it is darkish grey with black or white mottles on the back toward the belly. Its colour gets gradually lighter and it is white in the lower abdomen. The body is  pear-shaped, with rounded back and squared head.
It prefers humid environments, such as basements, sewers, streams, etc... it is a mediocre climber and can swim very well, it is a burrower. 
It is mainly omnivorous and its droppings are tapered, up to 20 mm long.
The rattus norvegicus produces up to 7 generations per year and litters can number from 3 to 15 puppies. The average lifespan is about 2 years but in captivity it can be 4 years.
     

Mus domesticus
  It is also called house rat, it is a small rodent, from 6 to 9 cm in length. Its weight varies from about 15 to 40 gr. The fur is short and it is dark-greyish on all the body and light grey on the belly. 
It prefers protected environments, such as basements, houses, etc...
It is mainly omnivorous and prefers cereals, roots and leaves.
Its droppings are tapered, 3-7 mm long. 
The Mus domesticus produces 5 to 10 generations per year and litters number from 4 to 8 puppies. The average lifespan is about 2 years but in captivity it can be 4 years.
     
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