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The war of the rodents in Cork, Irish Examiner

May 31st, 2017 | by

When wheat and barley were domesticated in the East 11,000 years ago, mice began raiding grain stores and, as cereal farming spread westwards, so did the mice. We don’t know when the little rodents reached Ireland, but it seems they were here in Roman times. Mice dribble urine constantly as they move around and their droppings spread disease. Poisons, traps, cats and ultrasonic whistles have been deployed against them, to no avail…
Irish Examiner, 29/05/17. Read the full article ‘The war of the rodents in Cork‘.

The war of the rodents in Cork

The war of the rodents in Cork

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