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  • noun Plural form of avicide.


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  • Conventional farmers now use herbicides to kill weeds, fungicides to kill fungi, rodenticides to kill field mice and gophers, avicides to kill fruit-eating birds and molluscicides to kill snails.

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  • They do, however, still use trap roosts to concentrate the birds so that workers with backpack sprayers can get to them with avicides (bird-killing chemicals).

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  • Frequently pigeons who ingest avicides will die in a yard somewhere and sicken or kill a dog or cat who may eat it.

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  • Never use avicides to control pigeons as there are always unintended consequences.

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