Yesterday was the first day of week 7 for the ducklings, which means they are in their last week in the duck house and run. I normally (in as much as having done so twice) let them into the pond in week 8. Basically I wait for them to be fully feathered, which they aren’t quite yet, but should be in a week.
It’s leafy treat time, with Betty outside the run enjoying one too:
A Rouen eyeing me before hopping in the pool:
You can see the growth of the feathers on the brown Khaki Campbell; it’s fascinating how the feathers grow as white pins then sprout from their tips:
Here, let me zoom in on her so you can see better:
Betty is often fascinated by the ducklings:
Swimming duckling and ducks: