Pigeons in osr?


Yep. I’m probably not even making a dent in the numbers. Gas gun out now also.



North yorkshire
Strangely enough, we had hundreds until the beginning of December, now, only the odd one or two.
Haven’t see any large flocks for weeks, and long may it continue 👍


Arable Farmer
I know someone locally that’s involved with trials to help prevent the larvae in the stems.
so one field has been topped and another grazed tight with sheep.
Having seen fields stripped bare then do really well after pigeon damage I am only being half arsed in my pigeon control this year, especially with the thoughts they may be eating any larvae.
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East Riding
I’ve just got back from a day on rape, saw hundreds shot seven,but kept them off for the day, there does seem to be a hell of a lot of rape about, a fair few took the gamble round here, I also think they’re still ivy berries in the woods

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Five nature-recovery projects spanning 100,000ha launched

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Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland

Five nature-recovery projects spanning nearly 100,000ha across the West Midlands, Cambridgeshire, the Peak District, Norfolk and Somerset have been announced by the government and Natural England today (Thursday, May 26).

This is the equivalent in size to all 219 current National Reserves.

The aim of the projects is to deliver nature recovery at a landscape scale, helping to tackle biodiversity loss, climate change and improve public health and well-being.

All five projects will make a significant contribution towards the national delivery of the international commitment to protect at least 30% of land and...