Many people are surprised to find birds causing problems on buildings in urban areas, but birds are actually very common in cities and many species may potentially create problems on buildings. Fortunately, by understanding the birds that most often cause problems, as well as the architectural features that attract them to buildings, nuisance bird problems can usually be addressed by making the building less attractive to the birds.
Start Thinking About This Season’s Blueberry Crop: Keep Birds Away
Start with bird scare tactics Try building netting barriers Use chemical treatments Nothing can ruin delicious blueberry muffins, pancakes or jams more than not having blueberries. Keeping your blueberry crops safe is of the utmost importance for the economy (and our tastebuds). Avian Enterprisessheds some light on which methods work or don’t work to save your crops from birds this season. Implement Bird Scare Tactics There are different methods to keep birds away from your crops. While common, these...
What Pest Birds are Protected?
Pest birds can become a costly nuisance to property owners. Some people have resorted to lethal means to eliminate their bird problem, but they don’t realize that doing so could be a violation of state and/or federal law. Many migratory birds are protected from harm by these laws and heavy fines have been levied against violators. Currently, there are only three birds that are not federally protected: Feral pigeons, European starlings and House sparrows. Protected species can’t be killed or injured...
How to Get Birds Out of Farm Buildings
Birds can cause many different problems when they infest your farm buildings. From stealing feed to potentially carrying diseases, birds create many issues for you and your animals. Get birds out of your farm buildings for good with these tips from Avian Control. Types of Bird Control There are numerous methods you can use to get birds out of your farm buildings. Each method uses different tactics to startle birds from returning to your property. Be sure to choose a method that suits your farm and its needs....
Pallet manufacturer: The pigeon problem has decreased by 85 percent. - Case Study
The Agrilaser Autonomic at Dongen pallets“The pigeon problem has decreased by 85 percent.” Company: Pallet manufacturer Dongen PalletsLocation: Dongen, The NetherlandsProduct: Agrilaser AutonomicReason: Pigeon excrement pollutes palletsIn use since:July 2015 Results Up to 85% less pigeons in the factory Cleaner pallets Lower costs for cleaning and returns Higher customer satisfaction More animal-friendly solution Situation beforeDongen Pallets produces several million pallets annually....
Prepare Your Sprayer for Storage Now to Avoid Costly Problems in Spring
Growers — extra care for your sprayer now can save time and money later. So says Erdal Ozkan, an engineer and spray technology expert with the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University. Ozkan, who is an agricultural engineering professor who also has appointments with Ohio State University Extension and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, said spending an hour or two now to prepare a sprayer for winter storage can help prevent problems with...