Our Smallest Goat, Spike

Our Smallest Goat, Spike

Each morning when I feed the ducks in the front Barnyard I am greeted by our smallest goat, Spike. He has been with us for three months and is an estimated six months old. Although his girth has increased, he has not seemed to grow height-wise.

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Preparing for release.

Remember the Sandhill Crane Juvenile

You may remember the Sandhill Crane juvenile we rescued a couple weeks ago. She got her wing caught under a gate and was wedged between the gate and the fence on her back. We do not know how long she laid like that, but my guess is it was awhile. She had bruised her wings.

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R.I.P. Our Beautiful Crested Pekin Duck, Cotton

Our Beautiful Crested Pekin Duck, Cotton

I am deeply saddened to report the loss of our beautiful Crested Pekin Duck, Cotton. He was killed by a predator as he laid beside the fence. I do not believe it was a wildlife predator, as they usually wreak havoc causing much more loss of life.

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A Day With Hawks

A Day With Hawks

Last night I got a call from my neighbor about a hawk that was lying on the ground barely moving. I was right around the corner, so was able to arrive on the scene very quickly. This Hawk laid flat on the ground with it’s legs in back of it. It’s breathing was labored.

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Welcome Home Gus

Welcome Home Gus

Last night we responded to a call for help for a dumped or abandoned Pekin Duck. My best guess is he was an all too common impulsive Easter Duck that was more care than the owner wanted to give. So off to the local pond he went. These are domestic ducks and it is illegal […]

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