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How long does it take rats or mice to die after eating poison

There are many people out there who have rats or mice that have gotten into their home. With other kinds of rodents there are measures that you can take to get these animals out of your house and back into the great outdoors, but that is not as true with the smaller sized rodents.

Because of the fact that rats and mice live in large colonies wherever they go, getting rid of them becomes a real challenge. You may remove 20 or 30 of them from your home, and have barely scratched the surface in terms of getting the group out. Colonies can rise into the dozens if not hundreds of rats and mice, making people absolutely crazy at the damage that they can cause as well as the health risks that they bring along with them. There has to be a better solution!

For some, the solution they decide upon is to poison these animals so that they will not have to worry about them causing problems anymore. They see this as the permanent solution that ensures that rats and mice will no longer be in their home and, truth be told, it can be a very successful option in eliminating mice and rats from your property.

By laying out this poison either in cubes that you buy that are made commercially that enticed these animals to eat them or by adding poison to other kinds of food that you provide yourself, you enticed these animals into ingesting the poison and eventually dying. The problem is that some have no idea how long it takes for these compounds to work and so they would like to know how long does it take rats or mice to die after eating the poison?

If you really thought about it, you probably wish that they would die the moment that they ingest it. This would make cleanup so much easier because you would know exactly where the carcass was of this dead animal. Instead, you have to hunt around after they have died to try to find where they are located.

Your concern is that you don’t want to find them before they have actually died. This could pose a risk to you, and so you would like to know when termination will actually occur. You also would like to know this because you want to ensure that your pet is not finding one of these dead rats or mice and eating them. That would be dangerous for your pet and is part of the reason why you want to ensure you have a clear idea of how long this will take.

The sad fact of this is that it can take anywhere from a few days all the way up to a week’s period of time before the poison will work. You will likely find that these animals will operate as normal for a couple of days before the poison starts to take effect and they are terminated. Read more: Rat Control, Get Rats Out of the Attic, Rat Trapping, Rats in the Ceiling, Rat Feces.

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