Ag Commissioner Approves Bird Repellent| 1/10/2013
“Over the past 10 years, pheasant populations have risen to levels in some parts of the state to cause significant economic loss to corn growers,” Goehring said. “Farmers have reported pheasants eating corn seeds of corn seedlings shortly after planting. In some cases, producers have lost entire stands of corn to pheasants.”
Goehring says that the products are non-toxic to pheasants and other birds. He added that scare tactics, like decoy owls and noisemakers are ineffective and hunting is inconsistent.