Day 417: Happiest creatures on Earth.

It was time. The ducks’ feathers were starting to come in and, frankly, we just couldn’t wait any longer. It was like having a great Christmas present for the kids and having to hold off for a few more weeks until the 25th.

I filled a plastic kiddie pool with a few inches of water and surrounded it with a coil of white picket fence. Delphine carried the Pekins one at a time from the brooder to the pool. It was the first time they had seen water anywhere outside their water dispenser. Here’s what happened.

If you don’t happen to speak Pekin, what the’re saying is, “YES!”

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