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by klcretired
Mon Jul 04, 2005 11:50 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Quick questions on Housing????
Replies: 3
Views: 9952

mbyrd, I would keep your houseing open until the big Migeration happens and for sure all the PM's are gone, your PM's will come back to your PM House from time to time and sometimes at nite to roost when you never suspect it or know it, so keep it open, secondly ,you need to control the sparrows by ...
by klcretired
Mon Jul 04, 2005 11:33 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: update from grand prairie,Tx ...one to Roger's rehab
Replies: 4
Views: 10640

Laverne, Thanks for your kind word's, i have alway's cared for the Martins and their well being ever since my first introduction to them in 1970 . I will do anything that i can to help the martins and hopefully help other people to help the Martins also, i think if a person can save just one Martin ...
by klcretired
Sun Jul 03, 2005 11:24 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Two Little Martins Killed
Replies: 7
Views: 14511

Gerald, you can go to the PMCA forum "archives" at the top of the page click on it and scroll down to Seven Dust when the page opens and here's a website w/ a pic of a Bird Mite : http://medent.usyd.edu.au/fact/birdmite.html I use the Seven dust underneath the front edge of all My PM nests and never...
by klcretired
Sun Jul 03, 2005 10:35 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Question for steve K
Replies: 7
Views: 14119

Jim, Yes i have all SREH's on both my Goliad House and my Gourd rack and it has helped me tremendously, i had originally bought the Goliad PM House w/ all round hole entrance's but due to a starling problem i bought all SREH door's for my Goliad house ,I made the change and it didn't effect the PM's...
by klcretired
Sun Jul 03, 2005 8:55 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Two Little Martins Killed
Replies: 7
Views: 14511

gerald1, I am sorry for your Loss...It hurt's very badly and I agree 100% w/ dale and what he said, I just had a similar problem and did all i could to help the fledgling but evidentually took him to a rehab close to me to save his life, I know alot of PM Landlord's are not that Lucky to have a reha...
by klcretired
Sun Jul 03, 2005 8:28 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Question for steve K
Replies: 7
Views: 14119

Xkper2000 & Steve, I bought my Goliad house w/ nest trays and what i like most about useing the nest trays is at the front entrance there is a Protective barrier to where preditor's can't just reach in and grab anything and the easy cleaning of the House & Nest is a plus, for a long time i had Pic's...
by klcretired
Sat Jul 02, 2005 6:12 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: update from grand prairie,Tx ...one to Roger's rehab
Replies: 4
Views: 10640

Deborah, Yes ,it's better to have the info and not ever need it than be looking for it and not find it when you are desperate and need it, here is the website & Info & Directions to Rogers Rehab in case anyone needs it: http://www.rogerswildlife.org Rogers Wildlife Rehabilitation Center P.O. Box 545...
by klcretired
Sat Jul 02, 2005 1:49 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Steve K, anyone, question about predation.
Replies: 3
Views: 9426

elyas, I am truely sorry for your heartache & Loss...it's very fustrating for a PM Landlord to go thru this.I have been there myself and year's ago lost my whole colony and had to Buy new houseing w/ preditor Guard's ,all the bell's & Whistle's and start over ,It is very rewarding when things do go ...
by klcretired
Sat Jul 02, 2005 1:30 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Question for steve K
Replies: 7
Views: 14119

steve, Thanks for your fast reply , i will probly leave my Goliad house just like it is , but it would be good to know that the dividers would be available if i ever decided to use them, Would bob make and sell them to me if i need them in the future?? ,thanks again for the input & info , you my fri...
by klcretired
Sat Jul 02, 2005 11:15 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Has anyone had pms with metal in beaks?
Replies: 7
Views: 15433

lwilg, I also agree with everyone that answered your post, at one of our North Texas Landlord meetings last year one of our PM landlord's had a Hand full of metal, Nails,brads,barbed wire,etc,etc that was collected out of some of his PM nests....I could not believe what i was seeing ,but it's true.N...
by klcretired
Sat Jul 02, 2005 11:07 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Question for steve K
Replies: 7
Views: 14119

Question for steve K

Hey steve, First i want to say what an impressive PM site you have ....Congrat's , especially after your Moving to a new Location and all ,and then i want to ask you about the Porch divider's for the Goliad Pm house that you have, did you make those dividers or buy them???, the reason i am asking is...
by klcretired
Sat Jul 02, 2005 10:49 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: update from grand prairie,Tx ...one to Roger's rehab
Replies: 4
Views: 10640

update from grand prairie,Tx ...one to Roger's rehab

Hello everyone, well i guess sooner or later it was bound to happen no matter how much of a good Landlord you try to be or how much attention you give your PM's, yep , you guessed it ,i had to take a fledgeling to Roger's Rehab off I-45 in Dallas before he got past the point of being saved. Due to t...