Getting My Ducks in a Row

I’m getting all my ducks in a row.*

In the upstairs of the garage I’ve got a single duckling (and the four impulse-buy chicks) – except for nice days when I put them outside.

There are 10 ducks and the two geese locked up in their brand new (Thank you Dad!!!) coop for the next few days until they learn to call it home. I think it’s going well but it’s hard to say.  Every time I open the door to check on them chickens try to jump in and I have to go get them back out without letting the ducks and geese out. This upsets everyone.

The remaining five ducks are all sitting on eggs in what is now once again the brooder house. And now that the other ducks and geese are out of the way, I’ve been able to close their small fenced-in yard so that the chickens stop dumping eggs in their nests.

The chickens are, of course, everywhere.

At least they all know how to go back to the proper coop at night. Well, except for the one that’s been sitting on eggs next to the house…

Yes, I’m getting my ducks all in a row, the chickens however refuse to line up properly.**

*Literally.

** Ok fine, figuratively too.

 

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5 comments on “Getting My Ducks in a Row

  1. Widdershins says:

    That’s chickens for you! 😀

  2. Sharon Jacobson says:

    Love it!!! Chickens and pigs don’t always cooperate!!

  3. The avian version of “herding cats.”

  4. junekearns says:

    Duckling chicks – an ‘impulse buy’? Love that.

  5. […] been working hard getting all my ducks in a row, I was doing pretty well and then more showed up! The extra bills to organize might have panicked […]

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