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!
People are finding that preventing birds from building their nests is a better way to deter birds from properties. If they learn not to even start building nests on your home or property, chances are there is a higher chance they won’t come back all season. Here are some tips on how to prevent birds from roosting and nesting on or around your property.
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.
Birds may find their way into our homes or more specifically our attics. If we take the right precautions unwanted birds won’t be a problem for our homes. Here are three ways to prevent birds from getting into your attic.
Throughout the winter, you might find a growing amount of birds around your home. This might be because birds are seeking a warm place to nest and your garage is the perfect place for them. Check out these ways to make your garage unattractive to birds.