Rat Control Philippines
Common Rat Species in the Philippines
Common Names: Black Rat, Ship Rat, Roof Rat, and House Rat
They are a dark brown or black color, slender and agile rodents with a tail longer than their head and body combined. They weigh between 2.6-8.1 oz (75-230 g) and have pointed noses and large ears. They breed prolifically and reach sexual maturity in 3-5 months. They are omnivores and eat almost anything. They are mostly found in high places structures, but sometimes in basements, sewers, or under buildings. They are known to cause damage to crops, food storage, and electrical wiring.
Common Names: Norway Rat, Norwegian Rat, Sewer Rat, Water Rat
The brown rat, also known as Rattus norvegicus, is a common and destructive rodent in the Philippines. Weighing up to 500g, this rat species has shaggy and bristly fur that is grey-brown on top and white to grey on the bottom. Brown rats can be found near farms, garbage dumps, and sewers, and they have the ability to cause significant damage to crops and properties. They are also major carriers of diseases that can be transmitted to humans, making their control and eradication important for public health and safety.
Dangerous Facts About Rats
Dangerous Facts About Rats
They are carriers of numerous diseases that can be transmitted to humans through their urine, feces, and saliva. These diseases include leptospirosis, hantavirus, salmonella, and bubonic plague.
They have strong teeth that can gnaw through electrical wiring, causing fires and other electrical hazards.
They can contaminate food, causing food poisoning and other health risks.
They can cause damage to buildings, homes, and other structures by gnawing through walls, insulation, and other materials.
They can reproduce rapidly, with a single female rat producing up to 60 offspring per year.
They can carry parasites, such as fleas and ticks, which can also transmit diseases to humans.
They are excellent climbers and can easily gain access to buildings and homes through small openings.
They have poor eyesight, but their sense of smell and hearing is highly developed, making them difficult to catch.
They are adaptable and can survive in a wide range of environments, making them a significant pest problem worldwide.
They have been known to attack and bite humans, particularly in situations where they feel threatened or cornered.
Food sources such as pet food, food spills, and food storage can attract rats. Rodent droppings can contaminate food, leading to potential disease control issues.
Our Rat Control Methods
Our Rat Control Methods:
High-performing rat control baits, rat cages – very durable, stable, and cost-effective baits, they are ideal for year-round protection of vulnerable areas. Their high levels of palatability and potency mean fewer bait pulses are needed to achieve control. It only takes a single feed for rodents – even ones with a developed resistance to other baits – to consume a lethal dose.
Our Service Process
Having Rat Problems?
We offer rat control in residential, commercial, industrial properties in the Philippines; eliminating and preventing rat infestations.