Posts tagged: moose in the yard

A Month of Moose

By , February 15, 2020

We’ve been dealing with moose invaders for a month now! The cow and calf that started hanging out in our yard have been back periodically since January 16th. To say it’s gotten old is to understate the situation.

I haven’t kept a running account here on the homestead blog, but some highlights include them bedding down on the property repeatedly, and the day the cow charged me.

moose bedded down in yard

It’s a poor exposure, but here’s Mama Moose, bedded down in our front yard one morning. Our various lights lit her up much better than the low-light exposure (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

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Moose Encounter Season

By , January 24, 2020

We’ve had a bit of a moose problem lately, as seems common about this time of year. In many ways, it’s Moose Encounter Season.

Particularly, we’ve had a fairly healthy dump of snow right when the forage for our larger ungulates is scarce. Calves that dropped in mid-summer are quite a bit bigger, and are hungry as they continue to grow.

Moose Calf

The moose calf visits the garden for a solo lunch (Photo: Michelle L. Zeiger).

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