Like many around Western NSW, Martin Murray's property has been infested by mice.
Mr Murray who lives between Armatree and Warren says he saw over 50 mice drown in his pool in one night.
"It's pretty bad, we left the cover off the pool because we had an Australia Day function on Saturday night so we cleaned it all up and got it ready," Mr Murray said.
"I thought we might have a few mice in the pool but I was fairly stumped that we got about 30 or 40 in the skimmer box I didn't stop to count them and on top of that we had another 10 to 15 in the pool itself.
"On top of that, we have been baiting our lawn weekly and trapping around the house and it went quiet recently."
Mr Murphy admitted he was once catching at least 10 mice per night in his house.
"Previously, we have been getting 10 or 11 mice a night for a while before it went quiet but it's started to pick back up again now," he added.
They cleaned out a chook feeder in three days which normally lasts the chooks three weeks.Farmer Martin Murray on a mouse plague on his property
"It's been fairly intense, we bait a lot around the house really well to try and stop them before they reach the house and we've baited around the dog kennels and chicken coops."
Amazingly, the mice cleaned out a 'chook feeder' in a very short time period.
"They cleaned out a chook feeder in three days which normally lasts the chooks three weeks," Mr Murray said.
The mice invasion is possibly coming to an end, with Mr Murphy finding an odd discovery at his property on Thursday morning.
"On the upside, I just noticed this morning on the ones I threw out that they had started to eat each other because they are running around out food so hopefully it's almost over," he said.
Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) are doing a practical information session on mice management on Friday, February 12.
The online session will highlight the current situation, critical control considerations ahead of the summer crop harvest and lead up to autumn and winter sowing, latest bait research and the impact of farming on mice.
For more details visit www.grdc.com.au.
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