Sustainability–The Fun Side

On June 10th, we received our shipment of eleven Welsh Harlequin duckings from Holderread Waterfowl Farm and Preservation Center of Corvallis, Oregon. These ducklings from Holderread’s Top Show Quality matings belong to a breed rated critically endangered by the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy.

Why Welsh Harlequins aren’t more popular is beyond me. Even if the breed weren’t known for its egg-laying capacity and usefulness as a leaner than typical roasting duck, the amusement factor is high. When the ducks are about to bob for greens in their little pool, for a few minutes the farm shuts down to watch.

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Two Young Gentlemen of Breeding and Fashion

It's a Bird! It's a Plane! It's SuperDuck!

Always Examine Water Carefully before Plunging In

All this comic relief and in another few months eggs too!

Cassandra

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2 Responses to “Sustainability–The Fun Side”

  1. babz Says:

    oooh babies!!! and to think i asked you if y’all were having them to eat ’em. Too cute. ‘Course I just made elk lasange. should I keep kitty from killing the mallards?

  2. babz Says:

    But please don’t eat the moose. I If he goes and gets a moose next year I may be mad. I mean angry.

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