BUZZARDS

spin cycle

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Location
north norfolk
Hate it when cultivating eg cover crop and young leveretts break cover, only to be snatched up by buzzards. Tried to save one today but bird kept flying away. It's screams will disturb my sleep tonight!
yeah i hate the b'stards......all you can do is cut middle of field first so they draw to hedges :scratchhead:
 

thorpe

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buzzards pregrines and sparrow hawks 20 years ago what treat to see them. today isee them every day, but idont see many of my favorite the kesteral because the sparrow hawks have had them , but iguess we will get the blame for that as well.
 

ConanPB

Member
Think the barn owls have suffered also. Found one recently dead on a tree stump with definite raptor inflicted wounds.
Buzzard population out of control here , can't stand the things
 

Surgery

Member
Location
Oxford
9 buzzards and 53 kites following the cultivator in the spring. in a 13 acre bit, nothing stands a chance, but people love them, some actually feed em.
Think yourself lucky , well over 150 kites follow around here and probably 20 buzzards , unfortunately not an uncommon site in oxfordshire.
 

Boysground

Member
Mixed Farmer
Location
Wiltshire
I think the buzzard population has declined here as the number of kites has increased.

we do get stone curlews but the little ones don’t stand a chance

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MrNoo

Member
Arable Farmer
Location
Cirencester
Had one take a leveret two days ago, always makes me feel awful as love seeing them about. They are starting to get out of control here, Kites have arrived circa 3-4 years ago, don't mind them, they dont seem to kill like the Buzzards do.
 

britt

Member
BASE UK Member
Saw one catch a leveret yesterday, but it couldn't carry it away. Jumped out of the tractor to rescue it, but its back legs wouldn't work. It must have punctured the leverets spine with its talons.
 

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Ktwo announce 5-year partnership with North American importer.

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Written by John Swire

Ktwo are a leading British manufacturer of farming machinery and they have now secured a 5-year export partnership to continue to serve their growing audience across North America.

Ktwo saw an opportunity in the North American market for strong high-quality agriculture trailers after being approached by several companies across the US and Canada in early 2020. They needed a manufacturer with the capacity and experience to fulfil their need for strong, large silage trailers to hold volumes up to 75m3.

“We see big potential for our machines across North America,’’ explains Robbie Polson, Ktwo managing director, ‘’and we are very pleased to announce we have secured a...
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