Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Cute Overload

As you know we are fostering four baby ducks, well Matilda the hen is doing the real work,we are just enjoying them.

They are two weeks old and I'm a bit behind with the pictures but I wanted to share their first adventure outside. She's being a really great mom, teaching them to scratch, watching nervously while they splash around and keeping them in line.

Check them out. They are super cute. Chris and E as well as Matilda would love to keep a few but we don't have a pond and I've done the kiddie pool routine before..We do not have time to do that and everything else that is going on around here. So we'll enjoy them for another couple of weeks before they move back "home" and become ducks again instead of Chickens..

You've been warned, the cuteness is almost too much to handle...

In case you missed the earlier post. this is what we started with ..

That's food in the water Matilda was teaching them to scratch and the food bowl went flying. They'd rather splash than eat anyway.. She'd rather they get out of the water!

Mom's version of a bath.. they don't understand dust baths either..

Hanging out with Mom

They got a bit dirty during mom's bath so they got one of their own. She was not a happy camper that we left her outside while they took a dip in the sink. I should have gotten a picture of her giving me the stink eye through the back door..

I have a video but I can't seem to get it to play. Hopefully I'll be able to load it and you'll be able to see how much they enjoyed their swim.

Check back for more details and fun. We're in full canning and gardening season so more of that is coming up soon too.
Thanks for stopping by!