02 NCAC 09L .0705          RESTRICTIONS CONCERNING CONTROL OF PIGEONS

The North Carolina Pesticide Board hereby establishes the following restrictions concerning the use of pesticides in controlling the pigeon (rock dove) Columba livia:

(1)           that only materials registered for this purpose be used in accordance with directions on the label;

(2)           that the pesticides be distributed in such a manner as to minimize hazard to non‑target species, and that all unconsumed bait which is not in protected bait stations be picked up within one week;

(3)           that in municipalities dead birds be picked up and disposed of by incineration or buried at intervals not to exceed 24 hours.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143‑458;

Eff. February 1, 1976.