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by Gwenoakes
17 Jun 2021, 13:44
Forum: Other Wildlife
Topic: This last week or so we have been troubled with
Replies: 0
Views: 1059

This last week or so we have been troubled with

wild birds. Although our chickens are 'securely' enclosed there has been the occasional wild bird that has got into the run and then got itself out again after a short period of time. Firstly we had a Wagtail get in and after 3 days it was still in there, then it was joined by another Wagtail and th...
by Gwenoakes
13 Jun 2021, 19:48
Forum: Garden Wildlife
Topic: Anyone her had success with 'bug hotels'?
Replies: 2
Views: 788

Re: Anyone her had success with 'bug hotels'?

Quite often thought about it, but never quite got round to doing it.
We do have a wood store/logs that the previous owners left which is outside and never been touched in the 5.5yrs we have been here, so possibly something could be going on there that I have missed. May have a look another day.
by Gwenoakes
12 Jun 2021, 10:27
Forum: Grow your Own Diaries
Topic: How does your garden grow?
Replies: 235
Views: 86204

Re: How does your garden grow?

I hope you have told it off, Mo. {rofwl}
by Gwenoakes
10 Jun 2021, 17:06
Forum: Garden Wildlife
Topic: Swallows
Replies: 14
Views: 3028

Re: Swallows

Swallows are back and flying around but as yet no nest building in the stables, which is unusual.
by Gwenoakes
08 Jun 2021, 16:12
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: Blind Giblet & friends at Chickenopolous
Replies: 834
Views: 205802

Re: Blind Giblet & friends at Chickenopolous

That is brilliant news, thanks for sharing. Bless her and you. {hug} {hug&kiss}
by Gwenoakes
02 Jun 2021, 10:13
Forum: Grow your Own Diaries
Topic: How does your garden grow?
Replies: 235
Views: 86204

Re: How does your garden grow?

I also have small violet plants growing everywhere and I definitely have not planted any. I think it must be the birds.
by Gwenoakes
30 May 2021, 09:40
Forum: Other Wildlife
Topic: What's that noise?
Replies: 2
Views: 822

Re: What's that noise?

Never heard that, Mo.
by Gwenoakes
30 May 2021, 09:38
Forum: Garden Wildlife
Topic: Swallows
Replies: 14
Views: 3028

Re: Swallows

The swallows here seem to have disappeared, not seen any anywhere over the last two days.
by Gwenoakes
30 May 2021, 09:37
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: Louise's Chicken Diary
Replies: 333
Views: 116664

Re: Louise's Chicken Diary

At least you made an informed decision and I hope the two ladies find a good home.
by Gwenoakes
28 May 2021, 16:45
Forum: Garden Wildlife
Topic: Swallows
Replies: 14
Views: 3028

Re: Swallows

At our previous house we had a courtyard with a wall, the house and barns and the swallows always used to nest in the barns and when either of the two cats we had dared to walk up the courtyard they were dive bombed by both parents. The look on the cat's faces was a picture to behold as they used to...
by Gwenoakes
27 May 2021, 15:49
Forum: Fitness and Health
Topic: How many of you have had your second jab?
Replies: 13
Views: 2277

Re: How many of you have had your second jab?

Terry had his second jab 14th and I had mine 24th and neither of us have had any side effects. I was not looking forward to my second one as I felt so poorly with the first, but everything just fine. YAY.
by Gwenoakes
23 May 2021, 14:18
Forum: Books, TV and the Media
Topic: Innocent
Replies: 1
Views: 780

Re: Innocent

I have to admit it was very good, better than others I have watched.
by Gwenoakes
23 May 2021, 14:17
Forum: Books, TV and the Media
Topic: Eurovision - love it or loath it?
Replies: 3
Views: 739

Re: Eurovision - love it or loath it?

Not bothered either way really, but would not go out of my way to watch it.
I see we are the strong country again.............holding everyone up.
by Gwenoakes
23 May 2021, 09:19
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: Louise's Chicken Diary
Replies: 333
Views: 116664

Re: Louise's Chicken Diary

We have been like that with cats, one goes and another one/two arrive, but after losing Molly no more have turned up............yet.
I watch this space with interst.
by Gwenoakes
21 May 2021, 18:12
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: Louise's Chicken Diary
Replies: 333
Views: 116664

Re: Louise's Chicken Diary

Sorry to hear the sad news about your lovely lady, CC. RIP Violet