A Cavan man has appealed for information on the whereabouts of his call ducks, that he says are like children to him.
Jimmy Cahill, from Virginia, lives by himself and says the miniature call ducks give him great company and entertainment.
A call duck is a breed of domesticated duck, raised primarily as pets.
He told the Joe Finnegan Show that he's 99.9% sure that the call ducks were stolen, and weren't interfered with by other animals.
Jimmy says the ducks always gave him a great reception when he returned to the yard: