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Started this discussion. Last reply by Fred Gerten Dec 20, 2012.

 

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Fred Gerten replied to Fred Gerten's discussion cock roaches and chickens in the group Micro Livestock
"Thanks for the info everyone. I will give your suggestions a try."
Oct 1, 2013
Donna Bruce replied to Fred Gerten's discussion cock roaches and chickens in the group Micro Livestock
"I use the container with straight sides as a feeder. I put it next to a wall. The roaches climb the wall to get into the container. The sides are too slick for the bugs to climb out and bright and early the birds eat the…"
Oct 1, 2013
Becky replied to Fred Gerten's discussion cock roaches and chickens in the group Micro Livestock
"You can also supply the roaches a hiding place by placing a damp piece of plywood on the ground.  The roaches will hide under it and you can lift it up during the day for the chickens to feast."
Oct 1, 2013
Sheri Schmeckpeper replied to Fred Gerten's discussion cock roaches and chickens in the group Micro Livestock
"Any container with straight sides will become a trap. Take a small pail, food dish, or pan with sides that go straight up and are a few inches or more high. Put some food/poop in there, and in the morning you'll find a bunch of them. Usually…"
Oct 1, 2013
chris trammell replied to Fred Gerten's discussion cock roaches and chickens in the group Micro Livestock
"A light that you can turn on for couple hrs at night so they can see there meal helps too! It's really a blessing to have this problem not a curse. Glass jars are great traps especially buried most of the way. They crawl in and can't crawl…"
Oct 1, 2013
Fred Gerten replied to Fred Gerten's discussion cock roaches and chickens in the group Micro Livestock
"yes, you would think so but the cock roach are out at night and the chickens are roosting so their schedules don't match up too well for that. Maybe I need some vampire chickens that only come out at night :)  "
Oct 1, 2013
K. Neil replied to Fred Gerten's discussion cock roaches and chickens in the group Micro Livestock
"Capture them at night in containers they cannot escape and feed them to the chickens in the morning :]"
Oct 1, 2013
Dolores Testerman replied to Fred Gerten's discussion cock roaches and chickens in the group Micro Livestock
"protein for chickens :)"
Oct 1, 2013

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At 12:17pm on August 11, 2008, Heather Welch said…
Hi Fred, Thanks for the reminder! Here is the link : http://attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/complant.html#chart
It will also be posted on my comments wall, if anyone else needs it. Good Luck and keep me posted on your garden!
Thanks, Heather
 
 
 

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