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Mice/releasing a mouse in winter


livedog wrote at 2014-03-28 02:59:05
I've opted to live with mine.  I use wild yam root extract.  1 pill in a 2L soda bottle, mixed 50/50 w/milk as birth control.  I have a plastic rice container that has a small hole in the side that they go through.  I've contemplated placing the whole container outside for protection, warmth, and food, but I try to live with them (and clean up).  I don't have guests though, and i try to mouse proof the bedroom by putting a sonic device in it and a plastic mattress cover over the mattress.  The box spring is open to prevent nesting.


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