Do birds attract cockroaches?
My sister lives in North Carolina and recently purchased a bird. Within a few days she had cockroaches within her house-shes never had them before. We wanted to know whether the bird is attracting them? Has this ever happened to anyone before? She tried looking online but coudlnt find anything about birds and cockroaches. They suspend around by the cage.
The only thing birds attract are rats and mice( that's whether there is seed all over the floor)
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The cockroaches had to be somewhere to be attracted to the SEED that the bird may be dropping on the floor or bottom of the hold. You have to be diligent in making sure that the birds round up and surrounding area are clean. You can purchase an "apron" that fits around the bottom of the birds cage. It catch the seed so it doesnt fall to the ground. Or if that is to say too expensive for you, you could make one of material and elastic and wrap it around the external of the cage, kind of like a slipcover but ONLY on the bottom of the round up. You could use a trick on the table legs that the cage is on top of. Put some vegetable oil (NOT coup¨¦ oil) on the legs of the table. Any creepy crawlies wont be able to crawl up a table with the grease on there. Always other sweep or vacume the carpet on a daily basis whether needed. DONT spray any type of bug killer around your birds. There is a great site called: wwwbirdsnways.com Or type Tooz Talk.com as a search. It is a great site next to bird lovers who have had the same problem as you and know how to minister to you. They have helped me countless times over and over through the years with my birds. Good luck and please dont blame the bird. It isnt his quirk. God bless you, your sister and her bird.
The cockroaches are after the food that the bird is throwing out of their food bowl.