A chicken incubation system

As Chicken Week here at Pi Towers draws to a close, we are all thinking deep thoughts about roasting temperatures and the very best fillings for omelettes. The eggs Dennis Hejselbak is working with are not for omelettes. Dennis, who lives in Denmark, has built a Raspberry Pi-powered incubator, complete with camera.

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Chickens redux

Regular readers with an interest in poultry will be all agog to find out what we’re posting about today; yesterday’s post covered a chicken coop with automated doors, and we promised more chickens today.

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Art Showcase: Escape III

Hey all! It’s Rachel again. I have another amazing Art Showcase for you. This time Neil Mendoza explains how he and Anthony Goh brought these animated bird sculptures to life with the help of a Raspberry Pi, some Arduinos and lots of old mobile phone parts

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Feeder Tweeter

This is hands down the best bird feeder project we’ve seen yet. I got an email from the folks at Manifold, a creative design agency in San Francisco, this week.

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Pato surveillance system

Pato is a little green bird who Jorge Rancé found, injured, on the street in Barcelona, and rescued. He was in a bad way, with a broken leg and the feathery equivalent of a terrible hair day. Pato after a visit to the vet, his broken leg in plaster Jorge took Pato to the vet to be patched up, and took him home to recuperate in a large birdcage at his house

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BBC Springwatch – and a Pi

It’s 7.35pm here, and if you’re reading this now in the UK, put down the computer and turn to BBC2 – apparently, a Pi will be featuring on Springwatch this evening (it started about five minutes ago). See this link for more , and enjoy the show! If we’re able to, we’ll try to embed some video later

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