Izzy became a mother for the first time on Sunday.
She’s a very protective mom and is doing a great job with her five babies. One duckling in particular is a carbon copy of Izzy as a wee babe. Recognize the Izzy smile?
Izzy as a wee duckling:
Everyone hatched out just fine, but Don thought it best to give duckling #4 a bit of help since it was taking an extremely long time to break out:
Interestingly, Izzy was completely okay with the help.
Everyone is doing just fine now:
Eating and drinking and frolicking… even if never far from Izzy:
Meanwhile, Emmy is sitting on 13 eggs, which we expect to hatch next week.
It’s a good thing we love little baby ducks.
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