Allowing rodents such as rats and mice to thrive in and around grain stores can result in serious grain losses, contamination and structural damage to buildings and stored machinery. Each year a rat can produce about 15,000 droppings, 6 litres of urine and shed about 300,000 hairs, while its smaller cousin, the mouse, can leave about 30,000 droppings and 1 litre of urine. For every 1kg of food eaten by a rodent, a further 3kg has been contaminated by this […]