cabled tied bird

derek

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HI just had a strange thing happened. we had a pigeon cable tied to our fence at the end of our road which is beside a main road , I might be over reacting. could i possibly being marked for something ,I would be interested to hear if anybody has had this happen to them.. thanks Derek
 

spin cycle

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Location
north norfolk
HI just had a strange thing happened. we had a pigeon cable tied to our fence at the end of our road which is beside a main road , I might be over reacting. could i possibly being marked for something ,I would be interested to hear if anybody has had this happen to them.. thanks Derek
:scratchhead:dead pigeon/live pigeon?....woodie or racing?
 
Location
Devon
It used to be considered a good way to keep birds away.
Has a nearby field been recently sown and your fence just the easiest place to hang it?

Somebody came to me one day to warn that they had seen on facebook that criminals were marking farms for targeting by tying cord to gates and they had seen it on my property.
I explained that I wasn't worried. I always leave a bit of string on a gate in case in needs tying and my pockets might be empty!!
 

derek

Member
I have done that myself with crows etc on new seeds fields but that's not the case here all old grass leys
 

MRT

Member
Aye, thats what they teach em in crim skool, tie a dead bird or two to the gate, then you will be sure to catch em off guard....
 

No wot

Member
When you got out of your vehicle to look at it , did you leave it running with keys in
Ignition , probably not , probably a low life waiting in the ditch hoping you had
 

PSQ

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Arable Farmer
Location
Scottish Borders
HI just had a strange thing happened. we had a pigeon cable tied to our fence at the end of our road which is beside a main road , I might be over reacting. could i possibly being marked for something ,I would be interested to hear if anybody has had this happen to them.. thanks Derek
Just someone reminding everyone that theres 'nowt as queer as folk' - there really are some odd feckers on the loose.
I hope you get to find out who it is.
 

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