Chickens & Rat Control


Image showing chickens feeding indoors

Chickens feeding indoors

Keeping chickens at home is becoming more popular; in fact, we have a small flock of chickens. The eggs are fresh and our children enjoy looking after them. However, owning a pest control company, we are aware that poultry husbandry can actively encourage rats that are opportunistic feeders, into the area. Rats will steal food, eggs & chicks, if they can get to them.

Further information can be found in Hinton Pest Control’s Chickens and Rat Control Leaflet 2015 

Recent studies in Canada indicate that rats can absorb disease agents from their local environment such as E. coli  The full article can be read here.


Pest Prevention Boost for Worcestershire Food Banks

Hinton Pest Control Ltd is owned by husband and wife team, Steven Blount and Liz Davies.  Hinton Pest Control adopted their own family values which are reflected in their dedication to customer care, service delivery & supporting local communities.  Click here to read about Hinton Pest Control’s pro bono work for local food banks across Worcestershire and The Cotswolds, as part of National Pest Prevention Week (Nov 9-14).


Redditch Restaurant Fined for Mouse Infestation

A restaurant owner in Redditch which had a mouse infestation in a rear storeroom was fined £2,500 last week.  The offences related to a storeroom and included failing to ensure the premises were kept clean, failing to protect food against contamination and failing to have in place adequate procedures to control pests.  The full article can be viewed by clicking here

Hinton Pest Control Ltd undertakes commercial work for a variety of clients including businesses such as food retailers, hotels, airports, motoring, warehouses, offices, food distributors, seed merchants, manufacturers, farms, leisure facilities, retail markets etc.

Having an annual contract with regular routine pest control visits enables businesses to be proactive against rodents as a preventative measure, rather than reactive which could potentially damage your business reputation.

Whatever your primary business concern may be about pests e.g. food safety and hygiene, reputation, public health, accreditation schemes, protection of stored food or even cables in a server room, Hinton Pest Control Ltd can offer you a service level agreement that meets the needs of your business.  If your business would like a free site survey and a written pest control proposal, call us on 01386 41762 and we’ll be happy to help you.