It was a stupendously beautiful day here – perfect for the new ducklings first swim. Here are Puddles and Gabby testing out the water in my rubber tote.

Pekin Ducklings First Swim

This swimming thing takes a little getting used to. They weren’t too sure about the whole experience. All in all they lasted about five minutes before they’d had enough and were back to the brooder to warm up.

Two week-old Pekin Ducklings