safe pigeon repellents??

Discussion in 'Organic Lawn Care' started by BRANDMEL, May 29, 2005.

  1. BRANDMEL

    BRANDMEL LawnSite Member
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    O.K. I know this is lawnsite, but this is for a commercial building whose turf I recently started to service.This is what the customer told me, "The fake owls don't work anymore, The electronic sound device never did work, a dog on the roof or a pellet gun is out of the question! I have used some high priced safe bird-away liquid products and instead of making the pigeons want to leave it invited more pigeons to stay!" The pigeons are not a problem on adjacent buildings, so why this particular one? Someone has got to have an idea or a cultural practice that that could be used on a commercial building. Any insight would be helpful. Thanks
     
  2. SodKing

    SodKing LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Fishing strong suspended at 6 to 9 inch intervals about 4-6 inches above the roof will keep birds from landing there. You can't see it from the ground but the birds see it and won't land there.

    Or try Tabasco sauce...
     
  3. BRANDMEL

    BRANDMEL LawnSite Member
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    Was that fishing line?
     
  4. SodKing

    SodKing LawnSite Bronze Member
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    yeah..I don't fish much...;)
     
  5. BRANDMEL

    BRANDMEL LawnSite Member
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    Thanks sodking! I PM'ed you the other day did you read it?
     
  6. SodKing

    SodKing LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Yes it was very interesting about the Potato Gluten. I have yet to try the corn gluten metod of weed control. I really don't have any calls for organic programs even though I advertise that I offer one.
     
  7. out4now

    out4now LawnSite Bronze Member
    from AZ
    Posts: 1,796

    Call Bruce Donaho ( May not be the right spelling but that is what it sounds like) at BirdBGone. You may be able to use spikes. The guy knows more about birds than anyone I've ever talked to before. http://www.birdbgone.com/?source=overture
     
  8. kthhayes

    kthhayes LawnSite Member
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    12 ga shotgun, cull the population. lol
     

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