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So you have a pest bird problem, whether you have realized it or not. Top Tip: if you have lots of nuisance birds stomping around on your roof then you have a pest bird problem. And if you have pest birds then you will have bird mites running around your home too. This a because pest birds are very generous hosts and willingly share their bugs and germs to all and sundry, without having to be asked. And if these bugs are in your home they will certainly come to find you – Afterall isn’t it considered polite for new…
Without a doubt, bats are beneficial to the environment. They help in controlling pests by feasting on them, and they propagate fruits and plants by spreading seeds and pollinating flowers. But unlike cats and dogs, bats are not typically the animals you want to invite in your home. These flying mammals carry diseases that may be dangerous to humans, and even to your pets. Bats In The Attic Bats usually follow the air current that passes through the attic or any cracks existing in the house. Once they get inside your property, they use the ceiling or the attic as…
The avian flu virus currently affecting South African poultry is reaching a critical level. Farmers across the country are trying to implement urgent measures to reduce the risk of infection, which occurs when there is contact between the poultry and the wild birds that carry the virus. There is no vaccine or scientific solution to the problem but Eagle Eye Bird Control (EEBC) has developed practical systems to significantly reduce the contact that spreads the virus. Eagle Eye Bird Control is the largest company in Africa that specialises in the development, manufacturing, and installation of bird control products. The various…
Bird Flu is still very much a danger to livestock in South Africa. The latest reports are that the virus has been detected in 24 cases in South Africa from three provinces (Mpumalanga, Gauteng and Western Cape) as follows: 10 outbreaks in commercial chickens, 3 outbreaks in commercial ostrich, 5 outbreaks in wild birds, 3 outbreaks in birds that were kept as a hobby and 3 outbreaks in backyard poultry news source: eNCA As the Bird Ful spreads the tragic story can be seen spreading on social media. Here are some of the latest posts...   eNCA | #BirdFlu spreading as…
It is all over the news - South Africa has the dreaded bird flu. Borders are being closed to chicken exports as neighbouring countries suspend or ban South African chickens from crossing their borders. The main focus is on livestock as processed or packaged chickens have been tested for the virus. This virus is not the strain that is harmful to other animals or to humans. The SA Poultry Association CEO Kevin Lovell said the sale of live chickens had been banned to curb the spread of the virus. But the ban had nothing to do with preventing illness in…
Making your home semi-independent or taking it completely off the grid makes a lot of sense and saves money in the long run. Going green is the current buzzword, not surprisingly with the current water scarcity situation and power shedding in South Africa. People are looking to retrofit their homes and business to take the pressure of the main grid. The situation is only going to get worse as the demand continues to outstrip supply. Having your own source of power from fitted solar panels and your own source of water stored in water tanks will ensure that there are…
There is a catch 22 situation when it comes to some bird proofing - the bird poop and general mess and destruction of a bird infestation is unsightly but the pest control solution can be equally visually unappealing. In most cases the eradication of pest birds is worth putting up with a few extra fixtures and fittings, but the end result very much depends on the person who installed the systems. In South Africa we are used seeing netting, wire and spikes surrounding buildings, but bird control doesn't have to be ugly. Get a professional bird proofing expert Use a…
Eagle Eye bird control makes high-quality pest control products that are designed to withstand the elements. After all the bird control units are placed in pretty exposed areas of the building to deter the birds from roosting in these hard to reach spots. But, despite being hardy you still need to keep an eye on the pest bird control measures to make sure they keep working hard to send pest birds away. It is understandable that the maintenance of the bird control systems can be overlooked, as typically the units are installed in hard to reach places, such as rooftops,…
Pest birds are so prevalent that they have almost become part of the everyday scenery. We see them so often in our daily lives that the pest birds go unnoticed as we have become desensitised to their presence. That is until we notice the damage and have to spend money to repair and prevent further pest birds from roosting in and on our properties. Here is a Pest Bird Infographic to help understand and prevent becoming a victim of a pest bird infestation.  
Wednesday, 18 January 2017 09:57

What is effective bird control?

Effective bird control can be measured in the results – no more pest bird infestation when bird control systems are in place equals a bird damage free building and a happy client. Eco-friendly bird control is designed to be an affordable and effective means to deter pest birds from continuing to roost at a certain location. Given the wide bird control product range and different pest bird species, what is the best form of bird control? Prevent birds from becoming a pest We would naturally recommend putting bird control systems in place to prevent a pest bird infestation, rather than…
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