Safety Update – Pigeon Poo
Yes, today we thought we’d take the tone right down and talk cr*p.
Pigeon droppings cause unsightly mess, damage to building materials and carry a range of difficult to spell diseases.
Five pigeon poo facts:
- Assuming a 5 year lifespan (for feral pigeons, lofted ones can live for 30) a typical pigeon produces approximately 37kg of poo in its life, that’s quite a pile.
- Pigeon chicks (or Squabs as they are more correctly known) have to be taken to a wildlife rehabilitation centre – by law – if they are removed from their nest.
- The following diseases can be contracted from the droppings:
With all that stacked against you – literally in some cases – you may need some help. Our contracts team are experienced in the removal of the droppings and the installation of control measures including spikes and netting.
Do you have a cr ppy job that needs dealing with? Info:
contact us 01270 589615
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