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Get Rid Of Barn Swallows – For Good

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!

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Controlling Birds Around Your Barn

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.

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Where Do All the Barn Swallows Go in the Winter?

  • Barn swallows head south for the winter
  • Track swallows throughout their yearly migration
  • Numerous factors can change swallow migration patterns

Does your barn seem unusually quiet during the colder months? Without their loud chirping and messy droppings, you may forget about the problems these pest birds can cause in your barn. Find out where all the barn swallows go during the winter with Avian Enterprises.

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How To Keep Away Barn Birds

  • Establish barriers to stop birds from entering your barn
  • Scare birds from your barn with sound deterrents
  • Eliminate easy access to food sources
  • Protect your barn with Avian Control liquid bird repellent

As the weather gets colder, non-migratory birds will begin seeking out safe and warm shelters for the winter. With some minor changes, you can avoid your barn becoming their new seasonal home. Keep away barn birds with these tips from Avian Control.  

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