12 + 28 = 2

Following the UPS blood on the road carnage we found Cayuga eggs from a couple of sources and put two sets of six in the incubator. Twenty-eight days of turning and humidifying brought us to some difficult births

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and after a period of uncertainty the result is two new ducklings

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Will Spot do better? To see how many she can accommodate we have been counting her teats

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which after spending weeks caked in mud are now, due to pastures new, gleaming and ready for action.

She thinks the best preparation is to have a little lie down

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now that she knows her maternity quarters have a door to keep out the draughts

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Bert also thinks a lie down is probably best

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Meanwhile the field next door looks like a sheep skin rug sale

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Pethan eraill yn y tyddyn heddiw:

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