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Cockroach Control in Hobart

Pest Summary

  • Cockroaches carry diseases – salmonella, dysentery, gastroenteritis
  • Cock roaches spread pathogenic organisms with their faeces and secretions
  • Cockroaches grow from a young nymph to an adult – they moult several times, the discarded skin becomes airborne - this can cause asthma in childen and elderly people
  • Cockroaches will eat almost any organic matter, they will seek out any food, they eat faeces to feed the young nymph coakroaches
  • During the day time cockroaches will seek out dark warm and secure places – under the floor, roof areas, wall cavities, cracks and crevices in the kitchen, bathrooms , electrical appliances and food
  • Cockroaches will usually emerge from their hiding places in the night

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