Know Your Pest

Common House Mouse (Musmusculus)


Adults brown to grey, furry, 10-16 cms including the 5-8 cms tail, large ears and relatively small eyes.

Female may have 3-5 litters. Young (4-8 per litter) are born furless and blind, 19-21 days after mating. They reach sexual maturity in six to ten weeks. Life span of adults is about nine to twelve months.