“Hey, you guys want some ducks?”, Ken asked. “My friends lives in town and is getting in trouble with his, so he’s wondering if he can give some to you.”
Hmm. Mikey and I talked it over, I mean, ducks. We never really thought about them, but why not, right? We like duck meat, after all. So, without really looking more into it than that, we got ourselves 6 Muscovy ducks.
We really didn’t expect much besides them being perhaps somewhat interesting creatures who would enjoy our small pond?
Sometimes I wonder if we should just throw in the towel and become vegetarians already. At this rate, I doubt we’ll be able to kill and eat ANY of our animals. These guys, especially. Funnest creatures, ever. (why aren’t ducks more popular as pets???)
Meriah Nichols is a counselor. Solo mom to 3 (one with Down syndrome, one on the spectrum). Deaf, and neurodiverse herself, she’s a gardening nerd who loves cats, Star Trek, and takes her coffee hot and black.