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Bird control: Cash in while protecting planes, passengers

April 9, 2019 By
Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger (15:26:37): Uh, what a view of the Hudson today. First Officer Jeffrey Skiles (15:26:42): Yeah. Skiles (15:26:52): Flaps up please, after-takeoff checklist. Sullenberger (15:26:54): Flaps up. Sullenberger (15:27:07): After-takeoff checklist complete. Sullenberger (15:27:10.4): Birds. Skiles (15:27:11):... Read more»
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Bird control strategies for commercial accounts

March 25, 2019 By
Here are some recommendations from South Elgrin, Ill.-based McCloud Services on strategies for protecting your industrial and commercial accounts from birds. Read more»
Dr. Reid Ipser, Director of Technical Services, Nisus Corp.

Conduct surveys to determine a bird control strategy

March 10, 2019 By
Exotic bird pest species are associated with ectoparasites and numerous diseases. To establish a management protocol, it’s a good idea to conduct extensive surveys of population levels and location of problems. Remember, proper surveys can take several days, and some... Read more»
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Tips to close bird control deals

March 9, 2019 By
One of the biggest challenges in bird control is not doing the solution work, but how to close deals. Here are some tips: Listening is the top sales skill. Ask specifically why the problem needs to be solved, then listen... Read more»
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Jeff Watts, Bird Control Expert, Bird-B-Gone

3 steps for professional bird control

March 8, 2019 By
Understanding the nuances of bird control identification and installation is an essential component to proper execution of a bird job. To maintain a professional standard of bird work: Identify the bird species. Identify the bird behavior and location. Estimate the... Read more»
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Headshot: Tommy Powell, Technical Services, MGK

3 tricks to make visual deterrents more effective for bird control

March 7, 2019 By
Many customers attempt to solve bird problems themselves by purchasing a visual deterrent, such as a plastic owl. But visual deterrents are only successful when the fear created overcomes the attraction of food, water or shelter at the site. Help... Read more»
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Educate customers on threat of birds

February 27, 2019 By
Successful nuisance bird control involves addressing the issue quickly; however, many customers seem to delay because they don’t see birds as a threat. Read more»
Noel McCarthy, VP Advertising, Noble Pine Products Co.

Resolutions for common bird control issues

February 26, 2019 By
Here are some practice-proven approaches to help you resolve the more common issues you may encounter. Read more»
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Headshot: Dr. Cisse Spragins

Bird control is IPM

February 25, 2019 By
Bird control is the ultimate exercise in integrated pest management Read more»
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Dan Kramer, Technical Director, Avian Enterprises

Break bird’s sense of security

February 11, 2019 By
Birds are creatures of habit, keenly aware of their environment. They are intimately familiar with their surroundings, and respond quickly to both positive and negative changes in their world. To take advantage of that, nerve and intestinal irritants create a... Read more»
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