For the Birds

I’m a bit of a bird feeding enthusiast, I’ll admit.  At last count I had about a half-dozen birdfeeders around …

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A Tale of 3 Air Rifles

About two years ago I got myself the first real air-rifle I’ve ever owned.  Farming, particularly livestock farming, is rife …

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Minnesota’s bird flu outbreak

You may have read about it in the news, but we’re living right in the middle of it (well, almost) …

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Cholcalciferol

We’ve dealt with mice ever since we moved to this farm a few years back.  Mice are a bit inconvinent, …

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Flyover

I heard a strange bird today, but I couldn’t see anything new roosting in the trees.  Then I looked up …

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Bad Year for Tree Swallows

Over the past few weeks I’ve been keeping an eye on a few active tree swallow nests in our tree …

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Spring means fence, and birds.

We just went out today and drove 12 big fence posts before lunch. We marked the locations for these big …

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Bluebirds!

I found these little guys in one of our Tree Swallow Boxes.  I guess they didn’t realize it wasn’t a …

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Tree Swallow Chicks!

It seems like eons ago that we installed the first few Tree Swallow houses on our new farm.  That was …

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The swallows have arrived

This morning I noticed a bunch of small birds flitting about over the neighbors pond across the road. After a …

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