Getting Rid of Roaches without Pesticides

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Doulos, Oct 4, 2016.

  1. Doulos

    Doulos Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 4, 2016
    So, there are massive roaches in my backyard. I think the duck feed is attracting them, as well as my former neighbors. The ducks eat them, but I can't stand the thought of those things living in my shed. Luckily they haven't taken over my house, though I fear that may occur with winter's approach. I have some professional grade pesticide I could use indoors, but I'd like to get them out of my yard. I was thinking diatomaceous Earth, as that seems to be safe for chickens. Any thoughts? Anyone else had this issue?
    Last edited: Oct 4, 2016
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

    Jan 3, 2010
    Southern New England
    What about borax in cracks and crevices? Take a look online - I believe that is effective, and it's important where you put it so the ducks don't ingest it, but it goes where roaches like to hide.
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