“The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.”

Masanobu Fukuoka, The One-Straw Revolution

The Emergence... Captured!

Thanks to Hubbs' ingenuity I finally got some great pictures of the Runner Ducks...
and...
they were out of the barn!!


He put the game camera on a post outside the barn...


catching great candid photos of our daffy girls.
There was a blog comment a few weeks ago saying that they look as though
they have their  hands in their pockets.
Now, whenever I look at them, that makes me laugh!


And, by the way, these three girls (and I had thought one was a boy!)
 are laying three eggs almost daily!


They are getting much less shy around us now,
no longer scampering back into their stalls at the sight of us.
Eventually they will learn that their world is not a scary one.

You might notice all of the duck poop in the aisle of the barn.
Thanks to these messy girls, I have to hose out the aisle a few times each day!

Friday was Tyler's last day with us, and finally the sun shone.
He was so proud of himself...
(picture, compliment of same game camera!)

leading Red the whole way from the upper most pastures back to the barn.
Oh my... they grow up way too fast!

Saturday took us to a winery about an hour north of us for the wedding of a dear friend.
It was a beautiful day and a beautiful venue.


I just had to show you...

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