• Peak Breeding Activity: all year
• Gestation period : 18-21 days
• Litter Size: 3-11
• Young weaned: 21days
• Typical Foods: omnivorous; plant matter, insects and meat
The house mouse is a small, gray-brown mouse with a gray or buff-colored belly. The tail is scaly.
Habitat and Habits
House mice are generally found in close association with humans. While they are occasionally found in fields, they usually live in buildings.
Reproduction and Care of the Young
The house mouse reproduces often with several litters per year. They produce litters of 3-11 young after a gestation period of 18-21 days.