Chicks and Ducks and Rabbits? Must Be Easter!

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It wasn’t so long ago that this time of year brought hundreds of baby rabbits, chicks and ducks on the market, some of which had been dyed like Easter eggs, to be sold to those who would gift children for Easter.

Photo credit: MARC LESTER/ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS/AP Photo credit: MARC LESTER/ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS/AP

While the practice is nowhere near as large as it used to be, there are still those out there that would gift these creatures to children. Old habits die hard.

So here’s the good thing– the lower number of animals available make it less likely the animals will be an impulse buy.

If you are one of those thinking of gifting a child with a bunny, a chick or a duck this Easter, you should first learn what sort of care that animal will need. If you’ve never raised a chick or duck before, make sure you do some research online. My…

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