June 6th Update

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Kyler
Posts: 893
Joined: Mon Apr 11, 2016 10:15 pm
Location: Colby, Kansas
Martin Colony History: PMCA Member - Project MartinWatch - Enlarged Compartments - SREH - S&S Control - Mite Control - Predator Guards - Heat Control ( Vents and Insulation ) - Supplemental Feeding -

Manage 8 Colonies that consist of 250 Cavities in Colby Kansas.

Offer 78 Cavities Main Site
Offer 12 Cavities Golf Course
Offer 30 Cavities Grandpa’s Public Site
Offer 28 Cavities Grandpa’s Site
Offer 12 Cavities Homeowners Site
Offer 48 Cavities Homeowners Site
Offer 6 Cavities Home Site
Offer 36 Cavties Homeowners Site

So far in 2019 we have 33 nests 26 with eggs. The egg production took off quick. Last check on May 31st we had 12 eggs and now on June 6th we have 101 so far. There’s still 7 nests with green leaves.

House #1 Trio MSS12 (Insulation In Attic & PVC Elbows) - 4 Gourds (PVC Elbows)

5 Pair In House
0 Pair In Gourds
18 eggs total

House #2 Trio M12K (Insulation In Attic & PVC Elbows) - 4 Gourds (PVC Elbows)

6 Pair In House
0 Pair In Gourds
30 Eggs Total With 4 Nests 6 Eggs A Piece

House #3 Trio M12K (Insulation In Attic & PVC Elbows) - 3 Gourds (PVC Elbows)

4 Pair In House
0 Pair In Gourds
17 Eggs Total

House #4 Trio Mini Castle (Insulation In Attic & PVC Elbows) - 4 Gourds (PVC Elbows)

5 Pair in House
3 Pair in Gourds
15 Eggs Total

12 Unit Gourd Rack (All with PVC Elbows)
Entire Rack in Empty this year.

0 Pair

House #5 Trio Castle (Insulation In Attic & Vents In Doors)

10 Pair In House
21 Eggs Total

Kyler,
Last edited by Kyler on Fri Jun 07, 2019 12:03 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Purple Martin Landlords of Northwest KS
https://m.youtube.com/channel/UC9HDLGlbCmSYcSExIySwUQA

2013 & 2015 - 0 Pair -
2014 - 1 Pair - 4 Eggs - 3 Hatched - 3 Fledged -
2016 - 5 Pair - 27 Eggs - 24 Hatched - 13 Fledged -
2017 - 18 Pair - 102 Eggs - 78 Hatched - 69 Fledged -
2018 - 22 Pair - 115 Eggs - 92 Hatched - 86 Fledged -
2019 - 28 Pair - 144 Eggs - 131 Hatched - 125 Fledged -
2020 - 40 Pair - 190 Eggs - 133 Hatched - 111 Fledged So Far - (Bad Year! To Many Single SY Males)
BillieJR
Posts: 677
Joined: Tue Apr 11, 2017 11:39 am
Location: Monroe, WI

Having a great year so far - it looks like they like the houses better than the gourds. Thanks for the update. Continued good luck to you!
Billie from south central Wisconsin
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