THIS curious nine-year-old girl discovered a new passion during lockdown: raising adorable ducklings.

Lily Greaney who lives with her family in Drayton, near Abingdon, wondered what it might be like to look after baby ducks.

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Several eggs were picked up from Cherry Bank farm, Compton, and after several days of constant care, the ducklings hatched on Monday.

Her proud father Peter Greaney said: "Lily has dealt with all the incubation standards and keeping the heat and the humidity."

He also added that the ducklings are now 'doing very well'.