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Twice lucky

August 8, 2011

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I would love to share with you the story of my neighbor’s chicken or as we call it here down under ‘chook’. Jesse has two pet chooks in her well enclosed backyard. It is a hobby farming area with homes back to back. I was driving out to work one morning and my neighbor came running towards […]

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The sequel on ‘China’ the goose

July 22, 2011

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We followed through with our plans with ‘China’. He was admitted for full workup and I got great information from Dr. Colin (from Melbourne bird clinic) and he confirmed the diagnosis of bumblefoot based on the pictures I emailed him. I took lots of footage but will not bore you with all of it. I will just […]

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Goose Specialist Alert!

July 20, 2011

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Here I was today examining a very much loved goose named ‘China’. What are the odds, seriously? Maybe the word has gotten out that there is a goose specialist in town. Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely crave learning more and more about every creature. ‘China’ is a very much loved pet Chinese goose that […]

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This Goose is loose…

July 14, 2011

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After work and whenever I am on call, I absolutely dread being called out to a property when it is pitch dark and mostly if is freezing cold.I got home one night and the afterhours phone rang a couple of hours later. I held my breath, crossed my fingers and then took the call. This […]

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