I had to reblog this because it is just such a great post! Ducks with jobs – enjoy it!! 😀
Yes, I kid you not: this isn’t a pet duck with a uniform grandma knitted as a joke.
These are real ducks with real jobs. And they take it seriously.
First up: the army of 900 Indian Runner ducks who work in a vineyard, and yes, it’s real work. They’re not eye candy for tourists who stopped by to sip on Chianti.
These ducks perform a hugely important task: keeping the vineyard free of pests, and they do it so well, the vineyard doesn’t need to use pesticides, which you DO NOT WANT in your Chianti.
They also seem insanely happy to do this, don’t they?
Think about it: you’re a wild duck, scrambling around for food and shelter, and your vineyard duck cousin tells you about his life, living in a sweet vineyard full of yummy food, sleeping in a great shelter, no predators to worry about and 900…
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