Multiple accommodation units and visiting predators

The number of animal runs requiring daily attention seems to be increasing by the day.

Cagney and her two (! – and one is not even hers) chicks have a protected run within the lower poultry zone
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They are not lonely as James, the other ducks, and the hens too all come by for a chat.

Nearby the Three Little Maids are making themselves at home behind the Buzzard Proof Fence
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The five incubator hatchlings now have a day house outside
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using the Guinea Pig run vacated when those occupants moved in here
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Both cared for hedgehogs are thriving and now have runs outside
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We set up the night camera last night to see if the badger was still visiting…

He was.

Plus early morning brought this visitor
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looking around for her breakfast

This run might be very temporary
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One of the Cayugas had been disappearing into the bushes and last night stayed in there. Investigation showed a clutch of fifteen eggs which she was attempting to sit on. Today we retrieved the eggs and set up this home – although unsure which duck was responsible for a while we tested two of them (it was a bit like the Judgement of Solomon) However, come bed time, neither was very interested so we are thinking of calling the whole thing off.

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