Welcome to Animal Tales, the blog linky that brings together all sorts of animal blog posts from all over the world. It runs from Tuesday morning thought to Friday night and showcases a wide range of animal related posts.
Ducks are in the news again this week. We now know it is Hilda who is laying the eggs and as an experienced mother she should sit. By my rough reckoning we could have ducklings by early to mid May. Great for any guests staying then (and we do still have some May availability).
We have also said farewell to our 2 Runner Ducks this week, Ernest and Edith. Runners are supposed to be excellent egg layers but Edith just wasn't providing the goods and at nearly 5 years old I thought maybe she was just past her prime. I also need the pen they were in for new chickens so I decided to offer them as a freebie on a local forum. A couple came to collect them the next day and of course you'll never guess what I found in their shed when I opened it. Yes - an EGG! Thank you Edith, but just a bit late!
I do however, have a cunning plan to get more duck eggs but you'll have to wait for that.
Oh and in other news we took the dogs up the beach on Sunday which, by his excited behaviour, was probably Harry's first time there. I will blog more about this later in the week.
|Saari, Pip and a very excited Harry at Ouistreham Beach|
Thank you so much for everyone who joined in with #AnimalTales last week and welcome to those who linked for the first time. Now it's getting harder to chose my favourites! Special mentions this week then to our first spider post, a trip to the PDSA, introducing dogs to babies and a cat called Leeeettlleee Sheeeeet.
Feel free to come and add your animal related posts to the linky below. The posts can be old or new and as varied as the animals who we share our world with. There's a Pinterest Board with pictures from all the linked blogs which you can see here and if you tweet with the hashtag #AnimalTales I'll retweet you. Just give me a nudge if I appear to have forgotten you.
Full details of the linky can be found here and once again can I remind people to comment on a few of the others who link up. It's only polite and keeps the thing working!