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PostSubject: Re: What a bad day   Sat Feb 27, 2016 8:10 pm

Yes there are. Heck of a wind today but above freezing. Spring has to be soon. Dog logs are peeping thru the snow!
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PostSubject: Re: What a bad day   Sun Mar 13, 2016 7:17 pm

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Another hawk attack today, birds took off all over the place, they have been making there way back all afternoon, still 3 missing. But they have done well to return. so that is the good side of it.

glad they are all home devo Wink
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PostSubject: Re: What a bad day   Sun Mar 13, 2016 7:26 pm

Your having some crap luck devo, could mean your luck will change come race season cheers
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PostSubject: Re: What a bad day   Sun Mar 13, 2016 9:39 pm

Hope things get better Devo hope all return
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PostSubject: Re: What a bad day   Sun Mar 13, 2016 10:38 pm

Soul destroying Devo
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PostSubject: Re: What a bad day   Sun Mar 13, 2016 11:32 pm

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All the reading i have done on hawk attacks, there most be a good % of hawks in the Uk now.
But hey lets see what tomorrow brings. Mad Mad Mad Mad

May I suggest Devo Smile Smile talk to the local pigeon men as such & learn the patterns of hawks & how they hunt in your area. Patience is a verture Wink Wink I've found & much of the times our birds are out flying etc it's not really required "As much as we may like it" overall in the big picture. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: What a bad day   Mon Mar 14, 2016 8:51 am

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The petition is being done by a 16 yr old lad, he started in the sport when he was 5 yrs of age. I signed the petition early this morning, and yes it happened to me and my birds. But i call them my family, and they live on my property so i will do whatever to protect them. Along with many others in the sport.


done it on another site devo Wink
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PostSubject: Re: What a bad day   Mon Mar 14, 2016 9:12 am

sorry to hear dev must be a nightmare with all the cover the hawks get with them trees around you ...probably a sparrow hawk ,ambush merchants
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PostSubject: Re: What a bad day   Mon Mar 14, 2016 9:37 am

Get them to go out tooled up Devo.
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PostSubject: Re: What a bad day   Mon Mar 14, 2016 10:04 am

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Get them to go out tooled up Devo.

that would be great boosey Wink
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PostSubject: Re: What a bad day   Mon Mar 14, 2016 4:14 pm

sorry to hear this dev, hope the other 2 come back safely and you get a rest from the attacks....
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PostSubject: Re: What a bad day   Mon Mar 14, 2016 4:19 pm

sry to hear the hawks been bk pal
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PostSubject: Re: What a bad day   Tue Mar 15, 2016 4:15 am

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sorry to hear dev must be a nightmare with all the cover the hawks get with them trees around you ...probably a sparrow hawk ,ambush merchants


lol!lol!lol! I've seen what your talking about O/S Smile Smile Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes & down here bounce bounce we class them as a bunch of bushes/garden plants Wink Wink. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: What a bad day   Tue Mar 15, 2016 4:48 am

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sorry to hear dev must be a nightmare with all the cover the hawks get with them trees around you ...probably a sparrow hawk ,ambush merchants

Yes Daz, i have broke the bad news to the parents of these youngsters, and told them they need to work harder at breeding a few stealth youngsters. They need to think outside the box, and breed some youngsters that go under the radar. lol! lol! lol! lol!

I call it the art of zigging & zagging Devo Smile Smile if one wishes to survive etc. When the falcon/gossies are zigging Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes the art is having your babies zagging & vice a versa type of thing Wink Wink. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: What a bad day   Tue Mar 15, 2016 8:45 am

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sorry to hear dev must be a nightmare with all the cover the hawks get with them trees around you ...probably a sparrow hawk ,ambush merchants

Yes Daz, i have broke the bad news to the parents of these youngsters, and told them they need to work harder at breeding a few stealth youngsters. They need to think outside the box, and breed some youngsters that go under the radar. lol! lol! lol! lol!

I call it the art of zigging & zagging Devo Smile Smile if one wishes to survive etc. When the falcon/gossies are zigging Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes the art is having your babies zagging & vice a versa type of thing Wink Wink. cheers

pmsl lol!
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PostSubject: Re: What a bad day   Tue Mar 15, 2016 9:25 am

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sorry to hear dev must be a nightmare with all the cover the hawks get with them trees around you ...probably a sparrow hawk ,ambush merchants

Yes Daz, i have broke the bad news to the parents of these youngsters, and told them they need to work harder at breeding a few stealth youngsters. They need to think outside the box, and breed some youngsters that go under the radar. lol! lol! lol! lol!

I call it the art of zigging & zagging Devo Smile Smile if one wishes to survive etc. When the falcon/gossies are zigging Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes the art is having your babies zagging & vice a versa type of thing Wink Wink. cheers

pmsl  lol!

I'm glad you got a laugh out of that one Shippy Smile Smile Just as well  thou Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes I didn't tell you about the times lol! lol! lol! I've had my babies sitting up my gum trees here as such at times & in amongst them was an eagle  Smile  Smile. Believe it or not  bounce  bounce but it's the truth. Hand on bible stuff. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: What a bad day   Tue Mar 15, 2016 2:46 pm

Two of mine escaped from the look out and had a night out Sunday. Fog cleared yesterday late afternoon so let the YB.s out. Fog rolled back in and 6 had a night out. Rained last night. So let out the yearlings this morning. Dull day light rain.
Did the night outers learn anything? Or just lucky not to be owl bait? Think lucky! Not too interested in racing young birds so not too worried about numbers.
Spring!!!!


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PostSubject: Re: What a bad day   Tue Mar 15, 2016 10:00 pm

24 hours. All back in.
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PostSubject: Re: What a bad day   Tue Mar 15, 2016 10:11 pm

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24 hours. All back in.

Good news Hal, wonder if they've learned anything lol!
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