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Nest Boxes for a Rabbit Colony

I just wanted to do a quick article on what we have found to be the best solution to having nesting boxes for when the does in our rabbit colonies are ready to have their young. 1,158 more words

Sustainable Farming

Ringing our Barn Owl Chicks

Our Barn Owl chicks are now 7 weeks old, and are almost ready to leave the nest. For the past couple of weeks they have been making good progress, developing their flight feathers and learning to feed themselves; now that the parents bring the food to the outside of the box and let the chicks handle it. 774 more words


Spring 2014: Returning to the field

Here in northwestern Michigan, we experienced a very lengthy winter. Frigid temperatures caused Grand Traverse Bay to freeze over for the first time in years. The bitter cold has not damaged cherry trees though. 297 more words

Parade Of Homes

If you were to call me a bird nerd I would beam with pride.  I have nest boxes tacked up all over the farm.  Here’s the proof: 274 more words

Stable Life

A Blog From The Blue Tit Box - Week Three - Have They Gone Yet?

And now the concluding part of the Blue Tit nest box adventure 2014! Unlike last years tragedy everything seems to be going extremely well. Nine eggs (2 more than last yr) were laid from 27th April to 6th May which had all hatched out by Sunday 18th May. 942 more words

Random Stuff

Griffith Mates meet Bush Mates

By: Michael Fox

A beautiful autumn Saturday morning and Griffith Mates – Sienna, Ben, Lily, Abraham and Larissa joined Roger and myself at Fox Gully Bushcare site. 260 more words


Blue-tit joy and sadness

Over the past few weeks we have been enjoying the sight of a pair of blue-tits building a nest and raising their chicks in a nest-box in our garden. 659 more words