Mama Gone Green is a blog dedicated to raising happy children and reducing our impact on the Earth. My name is Taryn and I am the mother of 2 young kids and an environmental studies instructor at a community college in Portland, Oregon. Please join me as I journey through life as a mama, teacher, knitter, photographer, gardener, and environmentalist!

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Our Not-So-Little Duckings!

The last time I posted about the ducks, Dottie had just suffered 2 puncture wounds into her skull, and her future was a bit precarious. So, I thought it was time for a quick update (and, of course, a lot of photos).
Dottie is doing great and appears to be completely recovered. I think there is always a chance that she could have some injuries that we can't see, but for now, she is acting just like her brother and sister. Rye (who got wry neck at about a week old) also seems to be doing well... his neck is still slightly askew, but he is swimming and managing just fine. In fact, if I hadn't seen him before, when his neck was basically hanging upside down, I don't think I would even notice it. All three babes are growing like crazy and their downy fluff is being replaced with feathers. We have a couple of trips planned in the upcoming weeks, and I feel like by the time I get back home, they will be grown up ducks!
So, for now, I am enjoying their clumsiness and their antics.











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7 comments:

  1. Oh they are so cute!!! Maybe we need to add a few ducks to our little homestead :)

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    1. You should! They are so fun. Messy, but fun!

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  2. So glad your ducks are doing so well. They are sure cute. Bet your children enjoy watching them. I have been on vacation and "unplugged" for a couple of weeks. Sounds like you are all having a great summer! Enjoy the week ahead.

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  3. Gosh, just like our children they grow up too fast!!!

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  4. They are huge and still just as adorable!

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  5. thanks for the update and I'm glad your maimed ducks are healthy ducks now!

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