Hogarth’s Wildlife and Animal Removal specializes in Vole removal.
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There are several different types of voles in the Northern Michigan Region. They are often confused with mice and/or moles. Voles are dark brown or black in color with grey or silver on the surface. They have small rounded ears that are hidden behind fur.
The vole is capable of mating year round and can produce offspring up to 17 times in a year. On average, voles have six young in their litter. Voles tend to produce a systems of runways through the grass. They constantly groom these trails and leave grass cuttings along the way. They can be active at any time of the day but are most active at dusk and dawn.
Voles feed on sprouting shoots in the spring, tips and seeds in the summer and fall, and roots in the winter that can cause damage to your landscaping and trees. They are surrounded by food sources year round.
Contracting a pest control technician to place professional products in your yard is the best way to eliminate voles and other rodents from damaging shrubs and other greenery.
Voles are often referred to as the meadow vole, field mouse, or yard beaver. They have lifespan of anywhere from 3 months to 2 years. Mating season occurs during the spring and summer months, and they typically give birth to 3 to 5 young in a litter, and have 5 to 10 litters per year. Voles are herbivores, meaning they only eat plants. They can be best identified by their surface trails in grass, which are often confused with mole tunnels. Voles typically have a home range of about ¼ acre of land with a single burrow system with several young and adults. Hogarth’s offers bait stations with bait to control the population around the home, and we can also trap them as well.
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