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Re: Mice in the birds room

Posted by feathers on 8/13/09
(12) Comments

    On 4/29/09, Ummm again wrote:
    > On 4/28/09, Rich wrote:
    >> First and foremost mice are atracted to seeds, pellets bird
    >> food for a source of eating...if th room or aviary isnt clean
    >> always then youll battle the problem for a long
    >> recommend calling a pest control person to advise on your
    >> peticular situations as mice and rats contract rabies and
    >> other diseases that could be lethal your your birds more so
    >> than any stress issues. stress issues would be the last thing
    >> id be worried about in your situation. my concern would be
    >> the health of the birds with the rodents around them. because
    >> when you clean the floor the mice will get in the cages...
    >> what do you think that will do the stress level of the birds.
    >> u just dont see them in cages due to they move at night
    > You really need to check your facts and quite trying to scare
    > people because you have no idea what you are talking about.
    > Here is a quote/paste from the CDC site. It really wasn't
    > hard to find.
    > ------------------------------------------------------------
    > What is the risk of rabies from squirrels, mice, rats, and
    > other rodents?
    > Small rodents (such as squirrels, rats, mice, hamsters, guinea
    > pigs, gerbils, and chipmunks, ) and lagomorphs (such as
    > and hares) are almost never found to be infected with rabies
    > and have not been known to cause rabies among humans in the
    > United States. Bites by these animals are usually not
    > considered a risk of rabies unless the animal was sick or
    > behaving in any unusual manner and rabies is widespread in
    > area. I just ordered 2 of those you plug into a outlet to keep
    mice spiders and other stuff away. Not suppose to interfear with
    birds or dogs. I am going to try these they are 25.00 each I
    will let you know if they work.