Bobblehead Escapes!

The little Quaker parrot named Bobblehead (who constantly bobs her head up and down) escaped from the outdoor cage when Kim opened the door to bring in Walter, the Hawk-headed Amazon. Luckily Bobblehead did not go far but she did spend the night out in the big world. When she returned the next morning Walter was relieved and very pleased. Bobblehead bobbed her little
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Meet Violet

Have you heard the old adage, April showers bring May flowers? Here at the farm we welcome all kinds of interesting creatures from month to month. This May for example we welcomed an entirely new sort of Violet, albeit it is not a flower, we are certain it will bloom as the months unfold. Meet Violet, our newest Hyacinth Macaw Parrot born in April.
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The Swan Shining

In early spring we were asked to make a home for a wayward Mute Swan that had found its way into the garage of a local farm. Considering there are two beautiful ponds here at the farm this addition to the critter repertoire was welcomed. Judging by size and manner we thought it to be a male; I took the liberty of naming him
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An April Ice Storm

In April, there was a particularly bad ice storm here at the farm. The farm took on a magical look as everything was encased with ice. Unfortunately all this extra weight caused by the ice on the branches was too much for some, causing many branches to crack, break and fall away to the ground with a resounding crash. As there are a great
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Parrots and Bones

You have likely heard the saying, “give a dog a bone” but here at the farm it would be “give a parrot a bone”. Generally parrots eat nuts, fruits, vegetables and a variety of  seed-like mixes, but here at the farm our parrots also enjoy a wide variety of other tasty offerings. Chicken and turkey (leg) bones are considered a treasured treat, preferably one
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Funny Bunny Business

Not long after New Year, a darling bunch of freshly born bunnies were discovered in the bunny cage; much to our surprise, I might add. The two Dwarf Himalayan bunnies that Aunt Scarlett had originally acquired a few weeks previously were “supposed” to be females, but apparently she was misinformed. In no time at all there was another darling bunch of bunnies… and then
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