Where Do Bed Bugs Generally Lay Their Eggs?


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Bed bugs generally lay their eggs on rough surfaces, cracks and crevices. The eggs are coated with a sticky substance so that they can adhere to the surface. Bed bugs typically lay the eggs close to their food source.

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Bed bugs generally feed during the evening and hide during the day. Because they feed on humans, they are likely to lay eggs near furniture such as a beds, couches or chairs. They feed by piercing their beak through the skin and sucking the blood.

Eggs hatch within 6 to 17 days. The newly-hatched beg bugs, referred to as nymphs, start feeding immediately.

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