Category: Ducks

The first duck eggs

Yesterday Jolan came back with the first duck eggs. What a proud moment for the girl.
And this morning she had one for breakfast.

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After the storm: Back online

The storm that hit us last Tuesday evening with wind speeds of more than 200km/h (Manukau Heads) left us without power and internet and only limited cell phone coverage. Power was restored yesterday afternoon, 3 days later.

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Ducks in a box

Duck moving day

Our new ducks have been temporarily located on our front lawn as as with all temporary things, they last far too long. So after a few months and completely destroying our lawn, the ducks finally moved onto the paddock next to the chicken.

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Fog in the paddocks at sunrise

What a wet summer

the amount of rain we had over the last few days is extraordinary – at least on a subjective level. The occasional hours of sunshine in between evaporate the water quickly, hence yesterday we had 30 deg C. with 80% relative humidity.

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Count Duckula and Jumpy enjoy sitting on Jolan

Mother duck and the ducklings

While lot 2 is now in the making, the little ducks have grown bigger and since Jolan has been looking after then so well, they seem to recognise her as their mother duck.

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