Bird Netting for Blueberries? Try This Solution Instead!

Most growers would agree that using bird netting for blueberries is a hassle. The nets need to be installed and removed every year, making growers lose so much time and patience. Green lasers are becoming widely popular among blueberry growers as a simpler and cost-effective alternative to bird netting. Read the full article [...]

Bird Netting for Blueberries? Try This Solution Instead!2021-07-23T14:36:52+01:00

Blueberry growers support U.S. economy

Highbush blueberry growers generate more than $4.7 billion in annual economic impact, resulting in more than $12.7 million flowing into the U.S. consistently every year. The U.S. consists of an estimated 12,739 blueberry farms; behind these farms are growers that create a powerful finance force for the U.S. economy, tend to an extraordinary [...]

Blueberry growers support U.S. economy2021-06-29T13:45:19+01:00

How to stop birds nesting in industrial and commercial environments?

Birds such as pigeons, gulls, and sparrows cause severe problems for industrial and commercial environments. Pest birds are common and are a known struggle in the industry. They cause damage to properties and infrastructure, occupational health and safety issues, and biosecurity risks. Companies are often looking for a solution on how to stop [...]

How to stop birds nesting in industrial and commercial environments?2021-04-01T15:04:31+01:00

Laser bird deterrent as a biosecurity measure at livestock farms

Manufacturers of the laser bird deterrent, Bird Control Group, began producing laser technology as bird strike prevention at airfields around six years ago. They continue to disperse wild birds with the laser bird deterrent for various applications, one being agricultural applications to reduce crop damage. Wageningen University and Research trialed the laser deterrent [...]

Laser bird deterrent as a biosecurity measure at livestock farms2021-02-26T11:34:11+01:00

Tips and tricks to maintain your bird deterrent devices during the winter season

The beauty of the AVIX Autonomic system is that it is almost maintenance-free, but here are a few tricks to keep your investment in tip-top shape during the winter months. Storing your bird deterrent devices for the winter It is crucial to decide if you will keep your automated bird [...]

Tips and tricks to maintain your bird deterrent devices during the winter season2021-02-18T15:32:23+01:00

Oregon landfill successfully deploys laser bird control products

Birds are attracted to municipal solid waste landfills, due mainly to the abundance of food. Birds may contaminate stormwater and increase E.coli counts, resulting in landfills having regulatory incentives or requirements to reduce birds. A landfill in Oregon is successfully reducing E.coli counts by reducing bird presence with laser-based bird control products manufactured [...]

Oregon landfill successfully deploys laser bird control products2021-05-25T10:15:39+01:00

How to take immediate actions to prevent swine diseases from birds?

INDEX: • Swine diseases transmitted by birds • Factors impacting transmission • How to protect your pigs from swine diseases? • Effective results at a livestock farm Swine diseases transmitted by birds Birds, such as sparrows, starlings, and crows are most common at pig farms during the wintertime, late fall, and [...]

How to take immediate actions to prevent swine diseases from birds?2021-02-18T14:10:42+01:00

Bird removal tips for facilities to meet Australian food safety standards

Once you have identified the bird problem, the search for a bird removal method can begin. Pests, such as birds, have become a challenge for the food industry as they can harbor over 40 different types of parasites and can be the host for over 60 infectious diseases1.   The [...]

Bird removal tips for facilities to meet Australian food safety standards2020-07-23T12:26:48+01:00

Lasers Help Australian Horticulture Industry During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Lasers Help Australian Horticulture Industry During the COVID-19 Pandemic Australia’s demand for domestic fruits and vegetables increases due to the coronavirus pandemic The Australian horticulture industry is facing a higher demand for domestic fruits and vegetables. The reason behind this unusual increase is the buyer's behavior to get a [...]

Lasers Help Australian Horticulture Industry During the COVID-19 Pandemic2020-04-21T13:25:52+01:00

How lasers revolutionize biosecurity in the food processing industry?

How lasers revolutionize biosecurity in the food processing industry? Biosecurity is a set of measures taken to protect a facility against the spread of diseases through pests, such as birds1. Most food processing facilities need to implement biosecurity measures to adhere to strict laws and regulations to pass regular health [...]

How lasers revolutionize biosecurity in the food processing industry?2020-03-13T10:52:36+01:00

How do car dealerships and parking garages save money on cleaning costs with a bird deterrent system?

How do car dealerships and parking garages save money on cleaning costs with a bird deterrent solution? Are birds affecting your business? One of the biggest problems for car dealerships or parking garages is the location; many are in central areas, close to restaurants or fast-food drive-throughs. Creating an [...]

How do car dealerships and parking garages save money on cleaning costs with a bird deterrent system?2020-10-20T11:12:16+01:00

Why Australian growers replace bird netting with this revolutionary bird repellent?

Why Australian growers replace bird netting with this revolutionary bird repellent? Over 60 bird species are problematic for the Australian agricultural industry. The total bird damage to agriculture is estimated at 300 million Australian dollars. Australian growers are finding it challenging to choose bird control methods that work. Most [...]

Why Australian growers replace bird netting with this revolutionary bird repellent?2019-10-04T10:11:42+01:00

Vineyards Use Innovative Laser Bird Repellent Device to Protect Wine Grapes in New Zealand

Vineyards Use Innovative Laser Bird Repellent device to Protect Wine Grapes in New Zealand There are around 2,031 vineyards in New Zealand and the export value of the wine is NZ$1,705 million. The high value of wine grapes forces wineries to keep an eye on bird damage and to ensure [...]

Vineyards Use Innovative Laser Bird Repellent Device to Protect Wine Grapes in New Zealand2020-09-18T11:26:46+01:00

Top 5 Tips to Implement Effective Bird Control at Your Vineyard

1. Identify the type of birds causing the damage and their behavior. Bird damage to vineyards is a result of the temperate climate, meaning that the changes between winter and summer are not that extreme. This causes a two month long ripening season for grapes. Due to this, the [...]

Top 5 Tips to Implement Effective Bird Control at Your Vineyard2020-10-16T11:56:54+01:00

This is how we can take care of endangered birds

How do we take care of Endangered Birds? Many birds are becoming endangered species rapidly due to a range of different threats. The leading threat is deforestation. According to the WWF, the world is losing 18.7 million acres of forests annually. This is equal to 27 soccer fields every minute1.Due to [...]

This is how we can take care of endangered birds2020-12-11T13:05:19+01:00

What Happens When there are Bird Nests at Railways?

What Happens When there are Bird Nests at Railways? There are many reported bird problems at railway stations around the world. The biggest and most dangerous one is when birds build their nests at the railway stations. The stations have to spend a lot of time and money trying to get [...]

What Happens When there are Bird Nests at Railways?2019-05-10T10:47:43+01:00

Bird Dispersal Laser Helps Greenhouse Owners Prevent Bird Damage

Bird Dispersal Laser Helps Greenhouse Owners Prevent Bird Damage A greenhouse is a perfect place for birds to build their nests on. However, greenhouse owners find this problematic as birds peck the fruits and vegetable crops and bird droppings can be very hazardous. Bird dispersal is often difficult in a greenhouse [...]

Bird Dispersal Laser Helps Greenhouse Owners Prevent Bird Damage2019-03-11T11:50:00+01:00

The Most Effective Bird Deterrent Device to Protect Fish from Birds

The Most Effective Bird Deterrent Device to Protect Fish from Birds Fish farms are targeted by birds daily. This became a major problem since the bird population has risen. Once birds discover there is a high density of fish, they will attract more birds to the fish farm ponds1. [...]

The Most Effective Bird Deterrent Device to Protect Fish from Birds2019-03-11T13:26:46+01:00

How Do Farmers Keep Birds Away from Their Corn?

How Do Farmers Keep Birds Away from their Corn? Bird damage occurs in corn fields throughout the year and it is essential for farmers to take actions and keep birds away from their corn. A lot of farmers try to keep birds away from the corn fields with the traditional [...]

How Do Farmers Keep Birds Away from Their Corn?2020-09-18T10:11:23+01:00

4 steps to take to get rid of birds from your blueberry farm

4 steps to take to get rid of birds from your blueberry farm Birds cause millions of dollars’ worth of damage every year to blueberry crops.1 Birds are one of the main reasons for crop damage that affects farmers negatively. In order to know how to get rid of birds [...]

4 steps to take to get rid of birds from your blueberry farm2020-11-20T13:43:16+01:00

How to Scare Birds Away from Wine Grapes effectively?

How to Scare Birds Away from Wine Grapes? Brazil, Argentina, South America and Australia have some of the highest consumptions of wine annually1. Wine grapes are exported all over the world and there is a big competition for being the best vineyard. Just like any other farms in the agricultural [...]

How to Scare Birds Away from Wine Grapes effectively?2020-11-19T14:54:56+01:00

Bird Deterrent Laser Saves Chickens From Avian Influenza

Bird Deterrent Laser Saves Chickens From Avian Influenza The chicken is a type of domesticated fowl. There are more chickens in the world than any other bird. Chickens have instinctive talents. They can take in weeds and bugs from paddocks and give the farmer relief from using synthetic pesticides and [...]

Bird Deterrent Laser Saves Chickens From Avian Influenza2019-02-28T09:50:34+01:00

This Bird Repellent Solution Will Keep birds out of Barns!

This Bird Repellent Solution will Protect Your Barns! Birds can be a problem in many places and often it is very difficult to keep birds out of barns. They like to build their nests in a safe place that is high up. Birds commonly also look [...]

This Bird Repellent Solution Will Keep birds out of Barns!2021-03-04T09:55:09+01:00

Innovative Technology Solves Bird Problems for Fruit Industries

Innovative Technology Solving Bird Problems for Fruit Industries Imagine that 3.21 pounds of fresh mangoes were consumed in the US per person in 2017. As well as, 2.71 pounds of peaches and 7.75 pounds of pineapples per person were consumed. In the same year, fresh fruit consumption amounted to 135.38 [...]

Innovative Technology Solves Bird Problems for Fruit Industries2019-02-28T09:50:47+01:00

Bird Problems Cause Dangers at Airports. Here is Why.

The best solution to protecting the airport from bird problems and the birds themselves is a new technology, bird deterrent lasers. Birds commonly have a basic set of behaviours, within an airport you can encounter 3 basic bird behaviours: 1. Birds fly in flocks. 2. They will rest in open [...]

Bird Problems Cause Dangers at Airports. Here is Why.2019-05-08T09:59:05+01:00

Bird Control Lasers are Used on Rooftops by Facility Managers

A lot of industrial sites and factories are composed of large buildings with long, flat rooftops. These rooftops are ideal places for birds to nest when they are searching for food or a safe haven. Bird Control Lasers to Repel Birds from Rooftops are Used [...]

Bird Control Lasers are Used on Rooftops by Facility Managers2019-01-15T16:09:08+01:00

5 Reasons Why Airports Use Laser Bird Deterrents to Prevent Bird Strikes

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, 10,000 bird strikes occur a year, which we can estimate to be almost 26 bird strikes a day. Bird strikes are one of the top priorities for airport professionals because they can cause impact to planes and their engines, as well as create dangerous flying conditions if there [...]

5 Reasons Why Airports Use Laser Bird Deterrents to Prevent Bird Strikes2019-01-15T15:19:38+01:00

The Horrible Truth About Bird Netting

bird netting Recently the Lloyds Bank in the South Shields, the UK, had a terrible experience with its bird control method: bird netting. Two seagulls have been found dead on the rooftop of the building next to a seriously injured pigeon.   What Happened Lisa Waugh spotted the bodies of the seagulls and a pigeon that [...]

The Horrible Truth About Bird Netting2020-09-18T10:07:33+01:00

5 Bird Problems on Your Roof That You Never Knew About

Have you ever wondered why people spend thousands of euros on solving their bird problems every year? Are you one of those who think that this is a waste of money? We are sharing 5 reasons that will actually change your mind! Open, peripheral areas, industrial sites, factories and landfill sites attract birds [...]

5 Bird Problems on Your Roof That You Never Knew About2018-02-28T14:08:02+01:00