Pigeons like any other domestic birds or pest can be a nuisance when not put under control hence one can usually employ various effective pigeon control methods without harming any birds, animals or people with an intention of deterring the birds or the pigeons from landing,nesting or roosting this in turn can help or ensure that the pest birds or the pigeons are put under control therefore preventing the creation and causes of health related diseases from pigeons droppings and faeces as well as to prevent droppings from causing damage to properties and equipments as birds can also cause havoc to fruit orchard and crops through stealing.
Effective methods of birds or pigeons control comprises of physical and visual deterrents.sonic devices as well as employing of trained birds of prey such as the falcon, the use of chemicals and contraceptives not to mention active barriers among many others. One simple methods of trapping the birds can as well be very effective since birds like pigeons are very sociable can be set with a live bait and when trapped the others will follow.Use of netting is also another mode that can be employed to ensure that the pigeons do not gather at their favourite spot or roosting sites which in turn will direct them to another place. At the same time the use of spikes is usually a step up from the use of bird netting which the sharp spikes are therefore designed never to allow landing area for the pigeons.
Alarms are are either audible or visual means of of pigeon control which however is not always not that effective since the birds do get used to these noises or the visual alarms so fast .On the other hand the use of chemicals is however a more effective method that can be used to combat the birds or the pigeons since some of these chemicals are designed to kill while some simply acts as pigeon repellents when laced with the relative chemicals.