Bird Control, Geese Removal & Pigeon Deterrent News

Challenges & Solutions for Preventing Bird Damage to Soft Fruit Crops

June 18, 2024
Over the course of the summer, soft fruits such as wine grapes, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and cherries ripen and mature. Unfortunately, during this pivotal moment for farmers and growers, fruit crops are particularly vulnerable to bird damage. Birds, including starlings, robins, blackbirds, grackles, sparrows, crows and ravens, are naturally attracted... Read More

How to Deter Nuisance Birds from Roofs & Roof Assets

May 14, 2024
As a property or facility manager, your responsibility is to oversee the day-to-day operations of your property and monitor for potential damage or disturbances. One area that requires particularly vigilant monitoring is your property’s roof. Roofs, themselves, are not only susceptible to damage that demands costly repairs – they also... Read More

How to Preserve Your Sweet Corn Crop from Hungry Birds

May 8, 2024
Corn. As far as the eye can see. Much of America’s growing lands are dominated by the stuff – which is used to feed our livestock,  fuel our vehicles, and fill our dinner plates. While sweet corn accounts for a small fraction of the nation’s corn crop (only 1%!), it... Read More

Prevent the Spread of Bird Flu on Dairy Farms

April 2, 2024
Last week, the USDA confirmed cases of the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), more commonly known as bird flu, in dairy cows in three states – Kansas, Texas and Michigan. Presumed positive tests were also found in herds in New Mexico and Idaho. The USDA’s National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL)... Read More

How Farms Can Manage Nuisance Birds This Spring

March 12, 2024
For farms, spring is the time to prepare for the year’s initial planting. It’s also the time when migratory birds return north during their spring migration, and resident and/or colonial birds look to establish nesting. From February through May, migratory birds – such as Canada geese and snow geese –... Read More

Prevent Damage to Property from Nuisance Geese this Migration Season

February 27, 2024
You can always tell it’s spring when Canada geese return to your property during their spring migration. To help properties prepare for this eventuality, Wild Goose Chase Indy, a property services company that helps manage nuisance birds, has outlined the most appropriate solutions property managers can implement to control nuisance... Read More

Update on the Poultry & Avian Flu Outbreak: February 2024

February 6, 2024
The 2023-2024 winter flu season has seen a resurgence in bird flu aka Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) H5N1 cases. With the panzootic flu strain reaching the end of its second full year and deaths still being regularly recorded in domestic flocks, wild birds, and mammals, producers and processors must... Read More

How Properties Can Build a Healthier Relationship with Birds

January 18, 2024
Birds contain multitudes: they’re integral to ecosystems and improve our quality of life... but also damage properties, contribute to crop loss, and threaten human health and safety. When managing nuisance avian wildlife, it can be difficult to decide on a deterrence approach that takes ecological considerations into account but also... Read More

How Do Mild Winters Affect Bird Migration?

December 19, 2023
For the past several years, winters have felt milder than those in decades past. But the unseasonable warmth isn’t just a feeling – it’s our new reality. Because of climate change, our mild winters are very likely here to stay. Among the changes brought about by our new climate reality... Read More