There are two main species of mice that cause pest problems in Britain, they are the House Mouse, and the Field Mouse.
The head & body of a House Mouse measures between 80 to 100mm long, their tail measures between 80 to 100mm long also. Their fur is of a brownish grey colour & they have a pointed nose.
The head & body of a Field Mouse measures between 80 to 90mm long, their tail measures between 80 to 90mm long also. They are red to brown in colour with a creamy coloured underbelly. The eyes & ears of a Field Mouse are larger than a House Mouse.
Mice can cause damage to both your property & your health. Mice carry diseases such as salmonella & tapeworm, making them a major health hazard. They cause damage to your property by chewing through wires & pipes, which can cause fires & floods. Also they cause damage to things such as upholstery, clothing & furniture.