Winged Jewels . . . Hilda, the angel mom.

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“Hilda the hen has hatched a clutch of ducklings after accidentally sitting on the wrong nest of eggs.
And even when tiny Indian runner ducklings emerged instead of fluffy yellow chicks, Hilda wasn’t put off and adopted the babies as her own.
It would seem that the only time Hilda will realise the difference is when her brood waddle down to the pond and float – something chickens just can’t do….”

Read more here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/countryside/9185232/Hen-hatches-ducklings-after-sitting-on-wrong-eggs.html

 

 

 

 

 

Text & image source: The birds and the bees and the flowers and the trees https://web.facebook.com/allaboutthebirdsandthebeestheflowersandthetrees/

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