Feral Birds and Rodents carry many bacteria and diseases that regularly transmit to humans and animals. There are now more than 20 species of Feral birds of conflict within primary production affecting a wide range of crops and stored produce.
Pigeon droppings can be linked to carrying three human diseases, histoplasmosis, cryptococcosis, and psittacosis. There is also a fungus that can grow in bird droppings and soil that causes histoplasmosis which is a disease that affects the lungs.
Rodents also carry many diseases including hantavirus, leptospirosis, lymphocytic choriomeningitis (LCMV), Tularemia, and Salmonella.
Both Pests are a health risk to humans, animals and property.