Bird Netting vs. Bird Spray

There are many types of bird control methods, ranging from simple scarecrows to bird sound machines. Two of these methods include bird netting and bird spray. Learn more about each method to determine which method is best to keep pest birds away from your property.

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Bird Netting

Bird netting is known to be an effective bird control, but there are many factors to consider before investing. Bird netting can prevent damage to crops, but birds may manage to reach their beak through the holes. It can also be expensive, especially to cover a large area.

Other disadvantages include: Netting

  • Labor intensive installation and removal
  • Needs to be replaced every 3-10 years
  • Needs to be monitored for any gaps or tears
  • Birds may nest on top of the netting

The advantages of bird netting include:

  • Immediate results
  • Generally effective if installed correctly
  • Environmentally safe

SEE: How to Protect Your Vineyard From Birds

Bird Repellent Spray

Bird repellent spray is a lesser known method of bird control, but is highly effective. Bird repellent sprays irritates the bird’s taste and smell senses to repel them away from the area. Bird repellent spray application can be fogged, sprayed aerially or sprayed from the ground. Advantages of bird repellent spray include:

  • Prevention of crop damage
  • Elimination of nesting
  • Prevention of bird attacks

Bird repellent spray if effective, but it’s important to choose the right one. Qualities to look for in a bird repellent spray include a non-lethal formula that is safe to use around other plants, pets and people. It should also not alter the taste, growth or color of the crops.

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Spray Away Birds with Avian Control

Avian Control has all of the qualities of a beneficial bird repellent spray. Don’t let bird’s eat away at your crops and invest in an easy, effective method of bird control. Our EPA-registered formula will keep birds at bay so you can focus on your crops without any distractions. Contact us at 888.868.1982 to learn more and order today!

Bird Netting vs. Bird Spray
Learn the difference between bird netting and bird spray to keep the birds away.
Brand: Avian Enterprises
Bird Netting vs. Bird Spray