|Fiona (our male crested runner duck)|
A few of you have been asking me lately about my ducks and wondering if I still have them. Well yes we do!
We did lose three ducks a month or so ago to Botulism when they were mucking around in our compost heap and unfortunately by the time they exhibit symptoms til they're gone is so short a time frame (about 24 hours) that theres little anyone can do to stop it. But the 19 remaining ducks seem to be doing just fine.
We've had to build a 200 ft fence in the water ,essentially closing off a portion of the pond for them to swim in because a neighbor (also on the waterfront) decided she didn't like the ducks swimming into her yard.
She complained to the sheriff so if we didn't pen them in we would have been fined~ so much for living in the country.
Anyway here's a few shots my daughter took of them the other day, they're not all here (not all would cooperate) but you can see some of them. :)
|Midnight (Black runner duck) with Betty and Amelia (Welsh Harlequin) rooting for bugs.|
|Cuckoo (fawn and white runner duck)|
|Maybelline, Midnight, Penny&Cocoa (they're molting) with Lucy the cat|
|Silkie (Black Swedish)|
|Zoe and Maybelline (Roun and Blue Swedish)|
|Kibbles (gray runner duck)|
|Cordelia (Welsh Harlequin)|
|Polly (male Pekin)|
Have a great day!