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Social Media Mayhem

NOTE: This is a long post, so grab a cup of tea or a martini and get comfy. Also, this post includes one or more graphic images. So read at your own risk. A few days ago, our lovely Petunia … Continue reading

30. January 2017 by Silly Human
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Our Aviary and Pens

When we moved to Utah in June 2014, we had the flock in a temporary aviary for several weeks while we closed on our house and designed the permanent aviary. Once the house was ours, we drew up plans for … Continue reading

08. January 2016 by Silly Human
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Euthanasia guidelines for handicapped ducks and quality of life issues

Note: This post deals with rescued ducks, and mostly with domesticated handicapped ducks. In the past week, we took in a rescued wild mallard duck from another local rescue group as a “last chance” for this duck. We don’t know … Continue reading

26. July 2015 by Silly Human
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2015 Current Cast of Characters

As of June 27, 2015, our current cast of characters includes a motley crew of misfit rescued ducks and one special-needs goose. All of them came to us from different circumstances. Here are their rescue stories. Frankie was one of … Continue reading

27. June 2015 by Silly Human
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Vet Fund for Injured Orem Ducks & Geese

Some time around February 6th, an unknown monster began illegally shooting rescued ducks, geese, coots and other shore birds at the community pond where we placed the rescued Sugarhouse Park ducks. The pond was also home to domestic geese relocated … Continue reading

16. February 2015 by Silly Human
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Bread is Bad for Ducks

This spring, we’ll be handing out packets of healthy duck treats to anyone feeding bread to ducks in the local parks. The packets will contain cracked corn along with a pamphlet with lots of fun duck info on it, including … Continue reading

13. January 2015 by Silly Human
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Ducks and Clucks is Moving

“Say what?!” It’s true. Ducks and Clucks is moving from Seattle, WA to Salt Lake City, Utah soon. Right now we’re busy prepping the house for sale and doing everything to get it staged for listing. There’s painting prep going … Continue reading

14. April 2014 by Silly Human
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Thanksgiving with the flock

Okay everybody. It’s Thanksgiving today, so why don’t we go around and share one thing we’re thankful for this season? O’Malley? Why don’t you start. “I am thankful that my wings grew back!” – Me too, O’Malley “And I am … Continue reading

28. November 2013 by Silly Human
Categories: Check-Ins, Information, Random | 5 comments

Homeless Fowl Looking for Love

PLEASE SHARE! These two young hens were abandoned in Sammamish, WA and need a safe, happy forever home that will keep them as pets. They like to forage for bugs and are good friends with each other. Do you have … Continue reading

18. November 2013 by Silly Human
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Foster kid Francis’ Cause of Death

If you haven’t already heard, our foster duckling Francis passed away unexpectedly on Saturday afternoon. Francis started limping on Thursday, went to the vet Friday and died Saturday. We all thought he had a sprained leg, but when he died … Continue reading

10. September 2013 by Silly Human
Categories: Health, Information, Sad Endings | 7 comments

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