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Duckling's first swim

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Saturday June 04, 2011   -   By Mary

Big news in the bird world this week: ducklings are now being seen in parks across the front range! How do ducks stay dry in water? Ducks and other waterfowl have an oil gland at the top of their tails, from which they spread oil around all their feathers....

Chickens don't like to swim

Blog: Re Rustica   -   Thursday February 19, 2009   -   By fullofbeans

A brief break in the weather resulted in a delicious pond of water.  Our duck-rooster (he thinks he is a chicken, talks like a rooster and has bonded with 3 hens) swam about and excitedly brought his hens to the water.  He nudged his big red hen into...


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