Peter and Penny!

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Peter and PennyThere are not many visitors to the farm at this time of year. However, come the cold weather, we often get an influx of pigeons. Mainly ex-racers who have lost their way and decide that Baldock is quite a pleasant retirement home. They also find that the grain we feed them is tasty and an easier bet than looking for food in the hedgerows or woodland. We call them Peter or Penny as it’s easier to remember than some more classical names. However their presence comes with an occupational hazard…

Peter and Penny Pigeon,
Flying overhead,
Pooping down on passers by,
Target is the head!

So if you see them both,
And they prepare to fly,
You’d better wear a hat,
Or get one in the eye!

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