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After three days of roof banging, scraping and dogs flipping out barking out...it's quie
They are so cute! :hugs :love
Almost ready for new homes. 👍🏼❤️🐶
Yes, less than two weeks to go , :highfive: ...then Jazz's turn to whelp ...then done , for a while until the dog lounge gets done :highfive:
 

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Finally quiet again as far as the scraping. BANGING and dogs flipping out barking all day...the new metal roof is done :celebrate...well worth the 5k, it's insulated and looks awesome, the people that did it are incredible....they have seven sons who are home schooled and have a the best work ethic I have seen in ages, such a wonderful family , very caring and incredibly polite, dad is a general contractor and is teaching these boys REAL life skills, I just am in total admiration of what they are doing as a family....:love
 

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So many changes have happened since last posting, ...all but two goats have been sold and we are keeping Eddy the wether and Penny the pregnant mini nubian...Piper had to be put down as she had a horrible time after her two kids were born, even though the kids were pulled from her she never regained any strength and was fading fast, had her fecal tested, no worm load, threw everything we I had at her and nothing helped.....
The KC ducks absolutely surprised us with 19 hatched ducklings, they are so darn cute and we moved them to a enclosed area so the circling hawks won't get them...
All the rabbit kits have been sold so Mr and Mrs Wilson can have some alone time and a short rest.....And tomorrow starts puppy pick up day :celebrate one is flying to Boston, one will be going to the keys, two are going to be trained as service dogs and the other two are pending their deposits....
Lilly ( mom of pups) will not be bred again and is leaving me as a service dog for another person...one pup had a neurological issue and died, and another had to be put to sleep due to a invitro issue that progressively got worse, absolutely heartbreaking to hold a seven week old puppy in your arms while being given her final shot. I did have diagnostic tests done on her to find out what the issue was, and that's when I made the decision not to breed Lilly ever again, get her fixed and into her new home...ALL of the puppies are getting fixed by their new parents / owners...it was a hard decision to make but although the vet thought it was a invitro issue, I am not willing to risk the possibility of it being genetic and breeding her again....
Jazz is ready to whelp any day now so round two of puppies is about on us...hopefully this will be a easier litter and things will go smoothly....
.DH is about ready for a wheelchair, legs are failing and back is about done, he wants a good looking black wheelchair lol, ...I asked him if he wants me to custom paint it for him and he laughed and said not yet, so that is in our near future....at least cutting down on the goats seems to have eased chores up some, pigs will go to freezer camp and I am going to cut the chickens by fifty percent...ducklings will get sold also....
Really looking forward to Sunday when my special boy comes to get Buddy, he watched that puppy be born (by photos I sent) and finally has made to the eight week mark, he will have his puppy all to himself finally :highfive:
So it has been pretty busy but letting some animals go has helped quite a bit, gotta stay positive and keep on keeping on ...you never know how things are going to go next :thumbsup
 

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So sorry to hear of the problems and upsets. But respect the decisions and if Lily is going into a home where she will be an asset then that is great.
Excited for you and the little boy coming to get his puppy.
I am sure letting most of the goats go was hard, but you had made that decision so glad that it has been happening.
Sorry that DH is getting slowly more "frail" and getting around more painful and difficult. I can understand the legs thing, my knees are so bad somedays.... going to hold out for the fall but it can not come soon enough.

Glad that letting go of some animals has helped.
 

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Thank you @ farmerja , even I am looking forward to you getting your knees done, you will be unstoppable when you recover :love ...
My neighbor just came over crying, the baby ducks have disappeared, ....POOF ...gone, ...no signs of what or whom got them but nonthing was disturbed in the area, door was latched...just gone , not even a footprint ..:idunno
 
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