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Here are plants and/or animals that aren't ours.
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New Duckies! They're about one now tho haha...Those are my nieces helping.
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That's Bean and her babies! Awe how cute!
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A duck got hurt on the bottom of its foot so I made a wrap to help heal it.
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Ducks fighting over  a tomato, HAHA!
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Duckies!
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Duckies!
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Duckies!
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Duckies!
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Duckies!
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WARNING: GRAPHIC!!!
We put the other ducks away so they couldn't see what was going on.
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And of course my weirdo brother had to go be insensitive...ugh! (It was slightly amusing though.)
 
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WARNING: STILL GRAPHIC!
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WARNING: STILL GRAPHIC!
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WARNING: STILL GRAPHIC!
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WARNING: STILL GRAPHIC!
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WARNING: STILL GRAPHIC!
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Some went to the freezer
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And some went into my belleh!
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We had a duck get sick and then another one a couple of days later. I quarantined them both in the duck tractor to isolate the pathogens from spreading. I gave them fresh garlic water and freshly smashed pumpkin for about a week and they got better. YAY!!!
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Sick Ducky
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Fresh Pumpkin Available
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Second Sick Ducky
 
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That was my home remedy experiement that seemed to work. Here's my medicinal progress link, if you're interested.

Click Here for Nikki's Medicinal-ish Page
 
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This is a muscovy that got hit by a car, she survived the crash thankfully.
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This is my T-Rexy. I could tell him to jump and he'd land on my arm, every now again I'd let him get on my shoulders and head to be funny.
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This is a big ole frog in the pool.
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This is Bean. We could tell she was getting broody and I kept not finding her eggs. Well one day she wasn't hanging with the rest of the flock and Brandon found her spot. How funny is that, a duck who laid her eggs in a frog! Buahahaha! She's got a couple of weeks left and we'll see what happens!
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I was able to sneak a few of the other duck's eggs in there too...that should be interesting! HA!
 
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New born bunnies (kits)
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She's plucking her fur for the kits.
 
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New born bunnies (kits)
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This one had constipation and didn't make it.
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A month later... New born bunnies (kits) ...we learned our lesson.
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That was where she liked me to put her fresh treats. It was very cold that morning, so cold that the pan was frozen...I'm sure you can guess what happened to the kits.
 
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And now we know to separate the doe and the buck.
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I went out to check on the Bunnies and I saw something odd on the buck that scared me!     I thought it was a tumor that just came out of nowhere! Or a really bad cut! Or hemorrhoid or something! Check this next picture out and you'll see what I mean.
 
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Welp, if you've never seen boy bunny parts...here's yer sign! Buahahaha!!!
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Anybody game for a Bunny Salad?
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Growie Progress
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Growie progress-ish around the yard
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another funky mushroom
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Fruit Vine
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Banana Tree, Loquat, blueberry, etc
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Thornless Blackberries
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Growie progress-ish around the yard
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Hibiscus
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demulcent
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You can see the petals in it!
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Fruit and Comfrey
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Selfseeded carrots from last time
 
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Growie progress-ish around the yard
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Snake berry...wild strawberry
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Glads
 
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