So the ducks are occasionally flying out of my yard and wandering the streets trying to figure out how to get back in. By the time we find the escapee, he’s frantic and his siblings are too. But wait…Don’t I WANT them to fly away? Yes, but not one at a time. They need to get to the lake as a family and figure out how to be regular ducks together. So yesterday we hatched a plan to make this happen.
At about 6:00 am, Jim and I started slowly herding the little quackers out of the yard and into the street toward the lake.
We stayed with them for about 45 minutes trying to herd them in to the water with no luck. Finally they turned the opposite direction and…