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Expert Huyton-With-Roby Mole Trapping and Control Services

Full size moleMoles have a fairly benign image but they can cause more damage than many people realize. Below you can learn more about these common pests and why you should contact a Huyton-With-Roby mole trapping and control service as soon as possible if you suspect the presence of moles. A mole control firm will be able to end your mole problem once and for all.

Moles will spend most of their time underground, but during drier periods they will come out of the ground. This is usually driven by a food shortage. This is why it is usually easiest to detect the presence of moles if there is been an extended period of time without rain.

Key Facts About Moles

* A common misconception about moles is that they are blind. In fact, moles do have eyes and ears. However, these are small in order to protect them during tunnelling. While moles are able to see they suffer from poor eyesight and they have no ability to detect colour. Moles are only able to distinguish light from the dark and if there is movement. Mole is able to locate other animals using the bare skin on its snout which is able to sense movement.

* Moles are largely loners and will only meet up with other males during breeding. Moles typically produce 1 to 2 litters every year. Each of these litters will contain about three to six babies. The mother will look after these moles for a period of about a month. Preventing your mole population from increasing requires mole control expertise.

Mole in a molehill* Moles need to consume a significant amount of food each day. In fact, moles need to eat their own body weight. The mole the earthworm for their diet but will also eat other insects and grubs. The tunnelling networks which are developed by the mole are actually a means of locating earthworms. When an earthworm falls into the tunnel the mole can detect its presence. During Autumn the will store earthworms in small storage space. They can then eat the stored earthworms during the colder winter months.

Your Mole Pest Control Solution

Moles can cause considerable damage to property. Their tunnelling activities can ruin lawns, greens, and sports fields. It can also open up rocks and stones which may ruin expensive gardening equipment. If you believe that you have moles on your property it's recommended that you get in contact with the Huyton-With-Roby mole trapping experts. Young's Pest Control provides safe, reliable and humane mole trapping services.