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So you've finally decided to start a flock with some baby chicks. You'll want to have a brooder set up and ready to go before you pick your chicks up from Orscheln. Luckily, it can be done quite easily. Here's your step-by-step guide to get you going.
Are you waging a war with squirrels, trying to keep them out of your bird feeder? Many bird watchers can appreciate a little extra wildlife in their yard, but losing birds and bird seed can quickly agitate anyone; especially if the squirrels are also tearing up the feeders in the process. We have a few suggestions that might be able to help keep the furry burglars at a distance.
There's more to being a landlord for Purple Martins than just erecting a house. The first thing to do after getting that house for Christmas is deciding where in the world it should go. The yard is the obvious choice but where? Here's some tips I found when researching purple martin mania: