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Posted 26th March 2014, 01:24 PM
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Getting rid of pigeons humanely???


Well I have a bit of a problem.I have a bunch of pigeons roosting all over my house!I didn't mind them being there at first but it is getting a bit out of control.There is feces everywhere,all over my driveway,patio,car,even on my windows.I was wondering the best way to get rid of them?I have small children in the house that can get sick playing outside.I counted 26 of them a few day ago.I you had this problem how would you go about handling it?


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Posted 26th March 2014, 02:44 PM
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Anybody???
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Posted 26th March 2014, 02:47 PM
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They usually only roost on your house if you're feeding them, or feeding songbirds and have feeders out. Do you feed them?
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Posted 26th March 2014, 02:54 PM
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They usually only roost on your house if you're feeding them, or feeding songbirds and have feeders out. Do you feed them?
No not all!I have tried several things to try and get them to leave.I have put up one of those fake owls and it has crap all over it.
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Posted 26th March 2014, 02:59 PM
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I am about ready to break out the air rifle...
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Someone in the close vacinity must be feeding, otherwise why are they perching on your roof? Are you close to other houses? Must be something attracting them.
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Posted 26th March 2014, 03:46 PM
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Someone in the close vacinity must be feeding, otherwise why are they perching on your roof? Are you close to other houses? Must be something attracting them.
I have one house directly next to me but no one is living in it.There are some of them living on that one too.LOL I am not to sure what is attracting them.
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Are they roosting and nesting there, or just perching there during the day?
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Posted 26th March 2014, 05:49 PM
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Are they roosting and nesting there, or just perching there during the day?
There are always atleast 3 or 4 on the roof.
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So where do you really live PigeonLvr? Knowing your true general geographic location may give us some clues that could assist you with your situation.

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An option you may want to consider is OvoControl, the birth control product for pigeons. See the guidance provided by the Humane Society at http://www.humanesociety.org/animals...l#.Unp9jz3Tmpo
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Don't think he wants to feed them in order to give them OvoControl. Just wants them gone.
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PigeonLvr, have you tried squirting at them with a hose to scare them off, or maybe bouncing a tennis ball near them, not to hit them, but to scare them off the roof? I would think that if you made it scary for them, that they would go else where.
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I live in las vegas.I have tried spraying them with a hose,lighting fireworks off in my driveway,shouting at them,etc etc.I called pest control and they wanted to charge me some crazy price so that ain't happening.They will scatter for a few days but always seem to come back.
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Are they nesting there? What is the attraction? Are they on many of the roofs around you?
How long have you lived there, and how long have they been there?
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