Posts Tagged ‘Fox attack’

Let’s Go Outside: End of an era

I’m writing this a tiny bit heartbroken. A tiny bit dejected. I didn’t mean to write two negative posts one after the other, I was going to write something completely different and positive. Until, that is, the fox came back early yesterday morning. And took away our gorgeous black runner duck. We now have one […] Read more…

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Let’s Go Outside: Where are you Neville?

It is on days like today that I’m glad I write, that I keep this blog. Because, when something happens, good or bad, it is a way of expressing myself, to unleash emotions, to get those thoughts down on paper or screen, instead of keeping everything bottled up inside. This morning began no different to any […] Read more…

Let’s Go Outside: Happy ducks

It has been a roller coaster few weeks here and the last twenty four hours have been very exciting.  Losing birds in such a vicious fashion through a fox attack is extremely distressing, yet, also, part of the life we have to accept. We can keep the chickens behind electric fence and lock the ducks up at night, […] Read more…

Let’s Go Outside: Duck shock and horror

This morning, around half past four, the ducks woke me up, quacking. Oh for goodness sake, I thought reaching for my glasses, they can’t need feeding this early, can they? I looked out the window, and the quacking turned into panicked quacking. Further down the field was a fox. You know what’s coming next don’t […] Read more…