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by sugarcreek
Wed Jul 25, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Nest check Hebron,OH
Replies: 40
Views: 9428

Re: Nest check Hebron,OH

Talked with Dick down in Cambridge and he's had a fantastic season as well....Lots of local Amish folks are also reporting lots of fledglings Sounds like its been a great yr for the state of Ohio :grin: :grin:
by sugarcreek
Mon Jul 23, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Nest check Hebron,OH
Replies: 40
Views: 9428

Re: Nest check Hebron,OH

Could well be, my last are fledging this week!!!
by sugarcreek
Mon Jul 23, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Nest check Hebron,OH
Replies: 40
Views: 9428

Re: Nest check Hebron,OH

Great job Mark.....good to hear

Mine are dwindling rapidly as well
by sugarcreek
Sat Jul 07, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: i have a plan
Replies: 5
Views: 1488

Re: i have a plan

LOL....if that works Tim help yourself!!!!!

FYI ... I'm on my way back :grin:
by sugarcreek
Thu Jun 28, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Supplemental Feeding Question
Replies: 6
Views: 1354

Re: Supplemental Feeding Question

Thanks for your respones i wiil check out a few of the options
by sugarcreek
Wed Jun 27, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Supplemental Feeding Question
Replies: 6
Views: 1354

Supplemental Feeding Question

I know this has been discussed on other boards but i thought I would ask again

My martins love crickets and currently I buy from Reptile foods @ https://reptilefood.com/

My question is are there other places that sell crickets ..?

Thanks for your help
by sugarcreek
Mon Jun 18, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: purple martin house plans
Replies: 7
Views: 2347

Re: purple martin house plans

Many, many different kinds better do some research and find out what kind may like
by sugarcreek
Sun Jun 17, 2018 6:34 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: June 16 nest check in New Concord ,oh
Replies: 5
Views: 1028

Re: June 16 nest check in New Concord ,oh

Wow, what an amazing yr. you are having.

I am sure that new box will fill up fast!!
by sugarcreek
Sun Jun 17, 2018 6:32 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Holy cow!
Replies: 32
Views: 9666

Re: Holy cow!

taxidermy lady wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:06 pm
Chris B wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 4:51 pm
Is there a pond nearby with a good clear flyway? They love those, especially when it gets hot like it is now.
Hi Chris! It is a swamp! They drink and bath in it! Lots of ducks and geese this spring!
Lots of bugs in that swamp!!!
by sugarcreek
Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:00 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: nest building
Replies: 12
Views: 2621

Re: nest building

vman wrote:our late asy pair appears to have finished their nest, they were taking in green leaves yesterday and a few today, how soon should we look for the first egg to be laid?
jim
She should lay any day now , Congrats
by sugarcreek
Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Nest Check June 10 , Sugarcreek Ohio
Replies: 0
Views: 1655

Nest Check June 10 , Sugarcreek Ohio

Nest check this afternoon
207 total eggs
87 hatched with many more scheduled to hatch this week. All look good
Had one nest that they just layed there first egg this morning , little late?
40 active nests
Been a great yr so far.
Good luck to all!!
by sugarcreek
Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Nest check Hebron,OH
Replies: 40
Views: 9428

Re: Nest check Hebron,OH

Thanks for taking the time too stop by and visiting with us...like my wife commeneted after you left it sure is special how many people we have met through our love for a tiny little bird.
by sugarcreek
Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: SREHs and SY Males - Question
Replies: 3
Views: 741

Re: SREHs and SY Males - Question

Matt it can be very frustrating for folks that believe they have good setups, And most people do. The one thing that is persistent to just about every colony i know about is open area, This is the one that is most prevalent when driving around the county and looking and observing other folks who hav...
by sugarcreek
Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Holy cow!
Replies: 32
Views: 9666

Re: Holy cow!

Sharon that is absolutely awesome!!!! Wow!!! How many ASY birds do you have? I had the one pair last year and so far I have 3 pair sitting on 15 eggs (5 each) and a fourth pair getting ready to lay eggs in a leaf filled nest with one additional SY male that has his gourd picked out trying to attrac...
by sugarcreek
Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Holy cow!
Replies: 32
Views: 9666

Re: Holy cow!

So awesome to hear!!! Talk about an increase , "wow" so how many cavities are you offering ? You may want to increase next yr. I agree with you open things up and they will come....i have doubled every yr i have had martins with what i believe the simple reason as we have just about no trees in the ...
by sugarcreek
Thu Jun 07, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: about 1 more week of hope for me.
Replies: 8
Views: 2150

Re: about 1 more week of hope for me.

Wish I could give you some of mine....been praying you would get some.
by sugarcreek
Sun Jun 03, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Nest check Hebron,OH
Replies: 40
Views: 9428

Re: Nest check Hebron,OH

Please do.....would love to meet you.
by sugarcreek
Sun Jun 03, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: June 3rd Nest Check New Concord,ohio
Replies: 4
Views: 905

Re: June 3rd Nest Check New Concord,ohio

Wow, many babies
by sugarcreek
Sun Jun 03, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Nest check Hebron,OH
Replies: 40
Views: 9428

Re: Nest check Hebron,OH

Congrats on your pinkies, and many eggs... had the oppertunity to visit Dick and Cathy Morrow yesterday in New Concord , Ohio ...Wow he has a bunch of martins and is having a fantastic summer. Checked my nests this afternoon 46 active nest 186 eggs with 9 pinkies Overall it sounds like a pretty good...
by sugarcreek
Tue May 29, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Handfeeding a Martin baby video
Replies: 2
Views: 615

Re: Handfeeding a Martin baby video

Nice job.