Further development of practical control strategies for starling infestation

Project details

To investigate practical options for the management of starling infestations on dairy farms in the Somerset levels. The is also relevant to similar problems, in other areas of the country.

The report provides information on:

  • Methods which may provide practical control strategies for starling infestation on farm.
  • Results from on-farm studies with information regarding changes in feeding routines, intakes, and milk yields.

Completion Date
June 2013

Lead Contractor


Related products and resources
The final report Practical Control Strategies for Starling Infestations is available for download, additionally a downloadable Q&A summary regarding Starling control on a dairy farm is also available.