The ducks are plotting… again

We awoke to light snow on the ground and slush underfoot. The hens kept to their runs; the pigs, after a quick breakfast, retired back to bed. The ducks are the only creatures that, so far, take all weathers in their stride.

They start each morning with a planning meeting in the smallest of their paddling pools


and then set off on the day’s business. Today it was trying to work out how to escape by stowing away in the trailer