Sun is out. So we are outside

30th March 2018 The sun is out and we are outside, making the most of the time we can spend getting the garden tidy after a mainly wet winter. Even Leia is outside enjoying some sunshine and eating fresh grass! The ducks are on form, doing their job of clearing slugs and bugs.  

Too Many Ducks

When i posted my blog piece 6 moths ago, My first broody duck, I never in my mind thought I would have such success with broody muscovy ducks! My beautiful girls hatched out 7 wonderful and healthy ducklings who grew up to have 2 very protective and caring mothers, who shared the responsibility perfectly. Not…

The new duck house

Due to a broody taking over the duck house. My husband and I decided to make a nice new one for the others. We had been um-ing and ah-ing about making a new house for them anyway as we wanted to put them separately from the chickens (who have to stay penned when they are…

My first Broody muscovy duck

I finally have my first broody duck! She had been ‘squeeking’ for about a week and looking very depressed and I was really worried that she was getting ill. But after a little bit of research online I finally found someone who mentioned that their muscovy ducks always started squeaking when they went broody. Result!…