Hen raises ducklings

by Rebecca on April 23, 2012

in Animal Pictures,Cute Animal Pictures,Unusual Friends


They may not look the same, or sound the same, but this mama hen and her ducklings are one happy family


Hilda immediately adopted the Indian runner ducklings when they emerged from their eggs.


Philip Palmer, owner of the farm where Hilda and her ducklings reside, was none the wiser that his hen had sat on the wrong nest of eggs!


“The ducklings don’t leave her side and if they get scared they run for cover under their ‘mum’,” Palmer told The Daily Mail.


Read more at: http://animaltracks.today.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/04/10/11123647-modern-family-hen-hatches-ducklings-instead-of-chicks?lite

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