It is just over four months since the worst snow storms in living memory hit parts of Southern Scotland causing devastation for local farmers.
Some of those same farmers say they are making a recovery, and today they attended one of the area's biggest agricultural shows.
And along with the usual sheep and cows, this year's special guest at the Wigtown Show was none other than a record-breaking duck, as Matthew Taylor reports.
Watch his full report below.
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