Ducks In The Pumpkin Patch

I had no idea when I planted the back garden that it would become a haven for our poultry. The birds love hanging out in the pumpkin vines. They trail in and out of the leaves, finding bugs and even nibbling on the pumpkin…

Little Napoleon

Who would have thought that little Pearl – the smallest and shyest duck to pop out of the box – would become such a take-charge bird. CPT A calls her Little Napoleon. She shows no fear with the chickens, and yesterday, she charged the…

Getting their feathers

The ducks are in the midst of losing their down. Right now, they’re a patchy combination of soft and sleek as their first feathers begin to emerge. It’s most noticeable with Lilo. You can see the transition on her chest. She’s going to be…

Pearl

I promise I don’t have any favorites with the ducks, but for some reason, I tend to photograph Pearl the most. Maybe it’s because she tends to hang around me more than the others. Or maybe, like Roger, she just likes to have her…

The Ducks Go Outside

The ducks are old enough and it’s been warm enough for Ginger to take them outside for a daily swim. They love it! We don’t keep them out too long, but they really do seem to enjoy their time outdoors. Here you can see…