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    Thread: Is bird poop a concern?

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      Is bird poop a concern?

      Just wondering....
      Birds will naturally come to drink from rivers and bathe in falls. Is bird poop contamination into the pond a concern at all?
      I see lots of gorgeous water features around your ponds and it makes me wonder if bird poop is ever a concern.
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      Birds bring in parasites - especially flukes. Not guaranteed but it's possible. That being said, I have 100s of birds in my falls daily and no catastrophes yet.
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      I would think birds drinking from the pond is of little concern. Now a flock of ducks landing in the pond would be a different story. I remember one member had some fish flash but was a huge pond and everything worked itself out. Ponds always have parasites and I always have proform-c on hand and fluke-m. They are a must imo

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