Whether crowding the barn or eating feed designated for your livestock, pest birds are an expensive inconvenience that farmers can certainly live without. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services, 1,000 starlings can eat about 36 to 40 pounds of food a day! As the cost of feed rises and birds find more barns to inhabit, many farmers wonder how they should go about taking care of the unpleasant situation. If you’re stuck in a similar situation, follow these helpful steps to help get rid of barn swallows – for good!
Birds are never an issue until they decide to cause problems, especially in and around barns. These pesky creatures may steal your insulation for their nests, contaminate food, leave their droppings all over and possibly spread disease to the animals in your barn. While there are many ways to deter birds from your barn, below are a few methods to try out to help you find the solution that works best for you.
Canadian geese are some of the most aggressive birds that we see all over golf courses, commercial buildings and parks. It’s not unusual to see them take over properties near bodies of water and to watch them chase anyone who gets too close to their nests.
Do you find yourself or your business wanting a better solution to bird control? Traditional methods like bird spikes can be an easy and discreet method, but they don’t always work. Avian Enterprises can help eliminate your bird problems with a simple solution that doesn’t harm the birds. We offer solutions for commercial, agricultural, residential and airports.
Fall is home to cider mills and day trips to the local apple orchards. As an apple orchard farmer, protecting your investment from damaging weather, animals amongst other things is crucial in quality control and risk management. Thankfully, we put together some tips on how to protect your apples from pesky birds this fall and next.