Advice for farmers on bird scarer use

Farmers have to prevent pigeons from eating their crops.
Farmers have to prevent pigeons from eating their crops.

Farmers are reminded to abide by the NFU’s Bird Scarers Code of Practice when using audible bird scaring devices following complaints to local councils about multiple scarers in one area and devises used at night.

The NFU reminds farmers that audible scarers are just one way to keep pigeons off crops and that alternative methods should be considered too, especially near to houses.