If you have never actually seen a vole in Omaha, Bellevue, or Council Bluffs, IA it is not at all uncommon.
The 5-7 inch rodent many times called a meadow mouse is very evasive and shy. Even though you may have not seen the problem pest I am sure you have at some time seen signs of its presence. Their maze of 2 inch wide tunnels are evident with dying plants or pathways of dead grasses. Female voles can have 5-10 litters per year (100 offspring) and young voles can reach maturity in 30 days.
Call Omaha Pest Control at (402) 250-0425 for any ideas or suggestions on how to prevent and control voles.”
Meadow Mice Destroy Nebraska Yards
Voles thrive on grasses and small plants, like shrews, they eat dead animals, like the rats and mice will live on anything such as nuts and fruits. Voles feed on healthy root systems, burrow under plants and sod and feed on root systems until plants are dead.
Be A Bad Host
Voles are active year around and continually multiply, many times producing 80 plus youngsters annually. With food and shelter available colonies of voles will flourish, removing all of these necessary needs and comforts will prohibit their ability to thrive and reproduce. Brush, leaf piles, wood piles, and unkept surroundings are examples of harborage areas. Clean environments and minimal food sources are not what they are looking for.
Call An Expert
Homeowners spend numerous hours making their lawns and gardens pleasing to look at and live in. Prevention of insects and rodents that feed on both areas need eliminated and controlled, that’s where we come in… Omaha Pest Control, Inc. has over 30 years of experience exterminating pests such as the field mouse.