Field Mouse (Mus musculus)
Field Mice issues can commonly be attributed to a variety of mice species including the house mouse, brown mouse, or deer mouse. Mice are incredibly small in size, and possess the ability to fit in very small openings to breech a structure. They are found in most residential neighborhoods. Mice are opportunistic and will take advantage of a easy meal, and when in the home, can chew items just to see if they are edible. Field mice are a favorite prey to many birds, reptiles, and other animals.
- Length: 1″- 4″ plus 1″ – 3″ tail
- Weight: .4 – .8 ounnces.
- Diet: Omnivorous, eating both plant and animal matter.
- Breeding: Occurs year round.
- Gestation: 20 Days.
- Reproduction: 5 – 6 young born, and 5 litters per year.
- Habitat: Urban areas with the availability of food, water, and shelter.
- Legal Status: Common throughout Tennessee, Mice are not protected by law and can be controlled at any time.
- Other Names: Mouse, mice, brown mouse, common mouse, or deer mouse.
- Interesting Facts: Mice have poor eyesight, but excellent hearing, smell, taste, and touch. A single mouse will consume 8 pounds of food per year.
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