Dave (courier_iii) wrote,
Dave
courier_iii

Duck Update.....,

They are still without official names, but they certainly have distinct personalties.
We've been keeping them caged except when we are there to watch over them.
When out, they immediately head for the pond - ponds are verrrrry good duck things.

However, cages are not. We've gotten a lot smarter about how to get them back in. They've gotten a lot smarter about how to stay out. Tonight it took three of us about fifteen minutes to do the round up. I wish there had been a fourth set of hands available - with a cam corder. So far I would call it a draw.

[The cage is not only to contain them, it is also there to protect them. We've Fox, Coyote, Cats, and Raccoons that pass through the property and I know they would enjoy a duck dinner.]
Subscribe

  • Note to self...

    When turning on the air conditioner for the first time this season, do remember to also set the furnace thermostat for a [substantially] lower…

  • A Domestic Question...,

    But to begin with — some background. We live in a rural community. Seventy percent of the town is wooded parkland, we have working farms, hawks…

  • I should have taken a picture...,

    But I didn't. What's more important though is the simple fact. My weeping cherry has it's first, exactly one, open blossom, but, with many more to…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 2 comments