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OMG Somebody Goofed

October 27, 2017

Every now and then I see advertising that is funny, clever or even crazy. This week someone sent my wife a sample of pens to pass out for her business. 159 more words

October 2017

Antarctic Catastrophe As Only Two Adélie Penguin Chicks Survive Breeding Season

In what conservationists are calling a “catastrophic breeding failure,” French scientists, studying a colony of Adélie penguins since 2010 announced only two chicks survived the 2017 breeding season. 319 more words

Climate Change

Breeding Season Starts

October 1 – breeding season starts. Count 148 days more or less and there will be lambs. I know where I’ll be February 26. Farm Club came to help sort sheep. 308 more words

Summer storms

For the seabirds in the Firth of Forth, June 2017 has been a shocking month. Reported as being the wettest June on record in parts of Fife, the impact of all that rain was very evident when we made our first trip over to the Bass on the 19th June. 396 more words

Battles on Bass Rock

By mid-April almost all the gannets have returned to Bass Rock and tensions are high. Fights are common with birds on the edge of the colony trying to establish themselves on a territory.   466 more words

Calving Season Underway!

For the past 15 years or so, we’ve had our calving season start about 18 May through first week of July.  This worked pretty well, but since i have had scour problems the past two seasons, i was adamant about making changes, so i put the bulls in earlier.   55 more words