The arrival of birds could cause problems to be sanitary hygienic potential carriers of pathogens that cause foodborne illnesses, and bird abatement should be planned.
Currently, there are well-defined mechanisms to address the problems caused by insects and rodents in facilities where food is stored or processed.
Even the methods for the protection of the growing areas have experienced significant advances, allowing largely mitigate the detrimental effects they cause in crop pests.
However, there are still difficulties to achieve the same effectiveness in controlling other pests affecting the food industry: poultry pests.
It depends on individual situations, the species to control, the number of individuals and their link to the place we want to protect. Therefore, before choosing any of the methods available, it is advisable to consult an expert to tell us what might be effective in each case, in order to use our time and money on those who actually have a chance of success.
In this sense, it is important to note that many wild birds are carriers of pathogenic microorganisms, especially bacteria such as Salmonella, Campylobacter and Escherichia coli.
In these circumstances, the risk of transmission of pathogens is high, especially if the birds have access to storage areas of raw materials or finished products.
How To Limit Access To The Birds
Bird pest control depends on each particular situation, to control the species and its relationship to the scene to protect the main difficulty posed by birds to control is its ability to fly.
Its high mobility, coupled with legal restrictions regarding the use of poisons, requires the use of pigeon bird control methods that have varying degrees of success, depending on each case. In any case, a wide variety of solutions that can be used in accordance with the facility to protect or preserve.
These solutions include, first, those that sought to prevent access from birds to protect places of interest. And, mesh networks are often very effective around specific areas or covering the gaps through which the birds enter buildings.
Its main disadvantage is that trap leaves, pollen, and other materials and can become a heap of dirt. As a complement, can be used spikes, which prevent the birds from alighting on specific points, but ultimately also accumulate dirt and nesting birds can reach him.
Steel cables also prevent the birds are landing, but it loosens with time and loses effectiveness.
The counterpoint to the aforementioned devices is electrified systems. In general, are very effective, as they cause electric shock when the bird perches. But its cost, both installation, and maintenance are higher than previous methods.
Another way to limit access to the birds is through the use of repellent methods. These include gels and liquids. The first litter too and they adhere elements carried by the wind as pollen, leaves, or insects.
A second possibility is an ultrasound. Disturb the birds but runs the risk that they become accustomed and to lose all effectiveness.