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Thursday, March 12, 2009

Scenes from the barnyard...

Spring is in the air... and so is avian testosterone, apparently. About a week ago, Mallow the duck suddenly decided that he could take on Chuck Norris the rooster. This has proved to be problematic, resulting in a bloodied duck who can't seem to figure out that a duck picking a fight with a rooster is like bringing a spoon to a knife fight. So poor Mallow has been in confinement for about a week. Every day we let him out to see if he can behave, but he heads straight for Chuck with a narrow-eyed determination, so we have to put him right back in to keep him safe. Here, you can see him shooting eye-daggers at Chuck as he swaggers by the pen -


Silly duck. Next in line - chicken butts! What is it about chicken butts that holds me so entranced? It's one of life's great mysteries.


And here we have lovely, lovely Tinkerbell soaking up the sunshine on this rare, warm day.


And finally, goofy Blossom...


Hope you are all enjoying your day!

1 comment:

Dusty said...

It has made my day seeing your pikkies! That is some duck you have there...take care, Wendy in Orkney, Scotland.