Deer Mice


Do you have deer mice in or around your home?

Deer mice are small rodents that get their name from their similarity in appearance to deer. These mice are found throughout California and are common in urban and rural areas. Deer mice are small, with adults reaching a maximum length of about six inches. They have brown or grey fur, and their tails are long relative to their bodies.

The deer mouse is an omnivorous creature like many mice, but their diet consists mainly of seeds, fruits, and insects. They will also eat small mammals and birds if the opportunity arises. Deer mice are known to carry diseases that can be harmful to humans, so it’s essential to avoid contact with them. If you feel that you might have a deer mouse control problem contact a pest control or animal control service.

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Killroy Pest Control has been effectively eliminating mouse problems in the Bay Area since 1956! If you discover you have a mouse problem, please don’t hesitate to call us! In a single year, one female mouse can have 5 to 10 litters. Young mice are born only about 3 weeks after conception, and they reach maturity in about 2 months. Mice problems can multiply quickly! Effective control of mice is time sensitive, and can grow more difficult if ignored. Call Killroy today to help solve your mouse problem! We’re here to help!

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