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Old 06-01-2009, 04:02 PM   #1
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We put cracked corn out on the lawn for whoever likes it; these guys showed up one August lunchtime.
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Old 06-01-2009, 05:22 PM   #2
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We got lots of turkeys when there were birdfeeders in the yard. Very enjoyable to watch.
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Wow they're almost trippping over their beards!
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Old 06-01-2009, 06:15 PM   #4
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Ah, there are the turkeys. What a wonderful lunch you provided them.

Sage, no word on any possibility of those turkeys from your association reversing their decision?
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Old 06-01-2009, 09:36 PM   #5
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When they run out of corn, they'll start eating your slugs.

If you think that's good, just wait until they have 20 hungry chicks in tow in a few weeks, they'll eat even more slugs (and corn).

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Old 06-01-2009, 10:38 PM   #6
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Ah, there are the turkeys. What a wonderful lunch you provided them.

Sage, no word on any possibility of those turkeys from your association reversing their decision?
Well, it sounds like they may reverse it, however, Sam, downstairs,who originally put up the feeders removed them immediately under the threats. Because of Sam's limited mobility, Roger and I had been buying the seed, Sam contributing, and Roger would fill the feeders.

After I got educated by Wildlife Gardeners about the folly of our ways and I shared all the info with Roger, we had stopped filling the feeders anyhow, because of the cute deer who came by daily. We saw they deer again in the early spring and they were all skin and bones and it made me feel horrible.

When the condo came out with its edict, we were actually relieved to be off the hook for the feeders. Of course now nothing comes to the yard including turkeys. We always loved seeing the wildlife, the birds and the turkeys.

The condo president is good friends with downstairs and always over here, and grabbed us to say the condo was rethinking their hasty action and that they, downstairs, miss seeing the birds. Roger told her were done with the issue. Now we have to drive to parks for our wildlife fix.
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We saw they deer again in the early spring and they were all skin and bones and it made me feel horrible.

Now we have to drive to parks for our wildlife fix.
That makes me sad - on both counts.
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Old 06-01-2009, 11:24 PM   #8
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Really sorry sweetie. I know how you loved your birds.
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Some times the deer come after the corn we put out, too.
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