Black Rat

Black Rat (Rattus Rattus)

Appearance

  • The black rat is between 16-24cm in length, with a tail longer than the head and body.
  • It grows to a weight of 150-200g.
  • Black rats have a pointed nose, large ears and a slender body.

Life Cycle

  • Black rats produce 5-10 young per litter, and have between 3-6 litters a year.
  • The gestation period is about 3 weeks.
  • It only takes between 12-16 weeks from birth for them to reach sexual maturity.

Habits

  • They are incredibly agile and very good climbers.
  • Their preferred food is moist fruits. Black Rats will eat around 15g of food a day and drink 15ml.

RODENTS

Customer satisfaction is important to us, and we guarantee to control your pest problem quickly, safely and in an environmentally friendly manner.

Servicing All ACT suburbs & surrounding areas without the harsh chemicals!

TOP SEVEN COMMON PESTS

Our general pest treatment deals with the top SEVEN most common pests around your home in the one visit saving you time, money and keeping your environment safe.

These pests are spiders, cockroaches, silverfish, slaters, clothes moths, earwigs & millipedes.

We service the ACT and surrounding areas

Gungahlin

Belconnen

Canberra City

South Canberra

Jerrabomberra

Weston Creek

Woden Valley

Tuggeranong

** Queanbeyan, Murrumbateman & NSW local areas.