Commensal rats are a problem in a house; difficult to control because of their greater migratory potential.
Rats damage food grains in all stages.
Contaminate a large quantity of food and grain.
Damage wood structures, buildings, and other valuables.
They also damage sophisticated electronic gadgets and electrical lines. Fires caused by shot circuits due to rate damage are not uncommon.
contaminate pathogens of dreaded diseases like Salmonellosis (food poisoning), Leptospirosis and Rat-bite fever.
Highly adaptable; needs very little space and a small quantity of food.
Capable of surviving in any condition.
Three commensal rats are :
- The house mouse, Mus musculus
- The Norway rat, Rattus norvagicus
- The Roof rat, Rattus.
Rat control is a specialized job needing identifying the rat involved, locating live burrows, understanding their home range, assessing their population, etc., IRM, ( Integrated Rat Management ) is a good approach. The company follows IRM for ensuring sustainable control. The approach mainly consists of trapping, poison baiting, disposal of dead rats and detoxifying baited areas. We use anticoagulants that are safe for humans and pets.