Wood roaches in straw bin!!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by stylzz, Jun 20, 2017.

  1. stylzz

    stylzz Out Of The Brooder

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    We have had a very rainy spring and early summer… And I have a sealed bin(water proof and rodent proof) that I keep grain and straw in for my hens. Just this week I'm discovering multiple wood roaches that look like they're in making themselves comfortable in the bin and the straw! Help! I am so grossed out what do I do ??
     
  2. PatrickRoo

    PatrickRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd dump the bin and clean it. I'd find the spot where the roaches found their way in and cover it somehow. Maybe you could move the bin to somewhere where the bin isn't exposed to the elements? Where are you keeping it currently?
     
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  3. stylzz

    stylzz Out Of The Brooder

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    The bin is outside .. weather tight plastic type storage box with hinged cover
     
  4. Lauramay1980

    Lauramay1980 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are probably getting in through a crack.
    Maybe one of those roach traps?
     
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