U.S. Department of Agriculture: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service


Date of this Version

August 1998


Patent Number: 5,792,468; Date of Patent: Aug. 11, 1998


Application of lime at a rate of 500 to 1500 kg/ha to plots desired to be protected from damage by avian and mammalian feeders has been shown to be quite effective. The lime may be administered to the plots in any form. Use of either powder or slurry form is preferred.