Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Skippy and Daisy

Meet Skippy and Daisy. They are 2 ducks that have been placed in our neighborhood pond and have been adopted by everyone.
Both ducks have been raised from ducklings since Easter by a neighbor and one from a near by farmer. Once they met they have been inseparable. The farmer told us that Daisy, the smaller one is a female. We are not sure about Skippy yet. I guess we will find out this Spring. They are very friendly and come right up to our back gate and bark to eat. We bought a huge bag of cracked corn for them and they are 2 happy ducks!
We hope that they nest around the pond for the winter. We will continue to take care of them. Shelby loves to feed the ducks and definitely sees them as her pets. This is as close to a pet that she will get, so I hope she enjoys it! They are currently sharing their space with about 30 Canadian Geese that have flown in. Everyone seems to be getting along.

7 comments:

The Feathered Nest said...

I bet Shelby is in LOVE with these little ducks! I used to love feeding ducks, I know she must...that is the cutest picture of her on your next post Tammy ~ she's growing like a little weed!!! I hope you're doing wonderful and that MamaRu and sweet Judy are as well, miss you all!!! xxoo, Dawn

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

I know Shelby loves feeding the ducks. My Mom has a Mama Duck that lays eggs every year under the Wygelia bush under her living room window. And the weird thing is Mom doesn't live anywhere near a body of water. Just dropping by to say hello. xo Lynn

MommaRu said...

Looking forward to meeting Skippy and Daisy. I'm sure Pa will enjoy them as he is fishing, too. They are so cute. Hope Shelby has a really great first day at school!

Hugs and Kisses all around....Mom

Linda said...

Cuuuuuuute ducks!!! Shelby is sure pleased, isn't she!!

Tam said...

Great Pictures! We have a pond near us that we feed the ducks. They are great! Now the geese well they are fun until they decide to run after my little natives and try to take the bread. YEAH watch out for those geese! They can get a little aggressive...LOL LOL

natalea said...

CUTE! we have a bunch of ducks on our pond, but I can't keep them straight! xo natalea

Donna said...

Awwww..love the ducks! And Happy Birthday to your daughter! Precious!