Effective crow control is absolutely crucial in order to prevent the devastating damage that these cunning creatures can inflict upon valuable crops and delicate fruits.
Pests often target and consume mature fruits, posing a significant challenge for orchards and farms. Our team has noticed their tendency to target young wildlife, especially when they gather in sizable flocks.
Pests often inhabit areas in close proximity to crops and fruit-bearing trees. We often spot them in farms and orchards, as well as urban and suburban areas, where they tend to roost and nest.
Keep reading this article as we identify this pest and mention effective ways to carry out pest control.
Step 1: How To Identify the Crow?
- Our expert pest control technicians have observed that these pests typically range in size from 17 to 21 inches.
- Our team has identified that they possess the distinct characteristic of being entirely black.
- These pests can be identified by their incessant calling, which resembles the sound of “caw caw”.
- Possible misidentification as Ravens, although Ravens possess a distinct call.
- Black bills and feet are present.
- They flock in large numbers.
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Step 2: How To Inspect For Crows?
Let us begin by conducting a thorough inspection of your premises. Inspect rain gutters, eaves, soffits, fascias, vents, and chimneys for potential pest presence.
In your yard or property, pests tend to congregate near wooded areas, streams, and rivers, as well as orchards and parks.
We specialize in locating and addressing the presence of Crows and their nests. Our team of expert pest control technicians have observed the construction of nests by these pesky creatures.
These nests are meticulously crafted using sticks, twigs, and stems, and may even be adorned with bark, feathers, grass, and string.
It is worth noting that these nests are typically located at heights ranging from 10 to 60 feet above the ground. During the winter, they tend to gather in significant quantities and form nests nearby.
Utilize binoculars to meticulously observe their flight patterns and identify their preferred perching or nesting locations.
Once you have identified the locations where they perch or nest, this is where our team will administer the necessary pest control measures.
Step 3: How To Carry Out Crow Control?
- Apply 4 the Birds:
For optimal results, it is highly recommended to thoroughly cleanse the targeted areas prior to the application of 4 The Birds. Eliminate all surplus dirt, droppings, or debris.
Apply 4 The Birds using a Caulking Gun for effective pest control. Ensure that you carefully peruse the label for comprehensive instructions on the appropriate application techniques.
Utilize extended surfaces, overhangs, rooftops, and areas frequented by Crows.
- Apply Bird-Flite Bird Control Spikes:
Our bird control spikes offer effortless usability. Our highly effective pest control method involves utilizing the existing pre-made holes, specifically designed for nails or screws, to strategically position the spikes or securely affix them using a potent adhesive glue. We can even divide them in half to fit into narrower crevices.
- Apply BirdxPeller Pro:
The BirdxPeller Pro is compatible with both an AC adapter and batteries for your convenience. Place our pest control devices strategically in the locations where you have observed the highest concentration of Crow presence.
Our unit is equipped with convenient keyhole slots, allowing for easy attachment to walls or posts using nails or screws. Ensure that you carefully peruse the label for comprehensive installation and utilization instructions.
For optimal pest control, it is highly recommended to incorporate this product in conjunction with additional control techniques, such as the strategic implementation of a plastic model resembling a formidable predator or the utilization of reflective tape.
Where Can the Crow Control Products Be Purchased?
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Step 4: How To Prevent Crows?
Prevention is the ultimate measure in pest control. In order to achieve absolute control over Crows, it is imperative to modify the surroundings and implement exclusionary tactics.
Utilizing the power of fine mesh netting, we offer an effective solution to safeguard your precious crops, gardens, and fields.
Our top-notch netting ensures comprehensive protection in compact areas dedicated to nurturing vegetables and crops. Our implementation of lines to safeguard field crops has shown moderate effectiveness.
Our highly effective crop protection technique involves the strategic placement of fine wire at an optimal height of 6 to 8 feet above the ground.
This wire extends over a considerable distance, providing you with the utmost defence against pesky crows. It is particularly ideal for safeguarding vast areas that require comprehensive protection.
And lastly, please keep in mind that utilizing a variety of products can effectively ensure complete eradication.
In addition to employing sound repellents, consider implementing decoy replicas of natural predators such as a plastic owl or employing reflective tape to disrupt their visual perception.
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Watch an Explanatory Video on Effective Crow Control
For optimal Crow control, it is important to utilize a variety of products such as sound repellents, predator plastic models, and reflective tape.
And finally, be sure to diligently peruse all product labels and adhere to the application instructions provided on said labels, while ensuring your safety by donning appropriate personal protective equipment.
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