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John@Cowieswells

  • Joined May 2018
Tail docking North Ronaldsays
« on: April 11, 2019, 10:58:07 pm »
Hi,
We have our first Ronnie lamb and I was getting ready to dock her tail when I read that these "short-tailed" breeds don't normally get docked. Is that correct. Do I simply leave the natural tail?
Thanks
John
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Fleecewife

  • Joined May 2010
  • South Lanarkshire
    • Wester Gladstone Hebridean Sheep
Re: Tail docking North Ronaldsays
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2019, 12:20:03 am »
Definitely don't dock them - they don't need to be done and if you are wanting to register them then by docking you will make them ineligible.  It's the same for all Northern Shorttails.  There's nothing to dock anyway.
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John@Cowieswells

  • Joined May 2018
Re: Tail docking North Ronaldsays
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2019, 07:40:32 am »
That’s great! Thanks for the quick reply. Glad I checked
John

 

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