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Bramham Wiltshire Horns

  • Joined Oct 2014
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Downed lamb
« on: August 25, 2019, 10:59:04 am »
We had a lamb go down yesterday, she was a bottled lamb that never really took any creep, she was doing well up to now but seems to have lost a lot of condition whilst still grazing,
She’s all up to date with worming/fluke hepvac
Just wondered what people’s thoughts could be she’s still down now we’ve been syringing water electrolytes glucose and molasses for energy

I didn’t think she would make it through the night but she’s still here with a bit more life in her but not much
It’s probably a vet job but wondered if there’s anything I can do in the mean time

Voss Electric Fence


  • Joined Apr 2012
Re: Downed lamb
« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2019, 11:26:09 am »
Could be anything, get the vet to look today though no point waiting till after the bank holiday or she will probably be dead.

Bramham Wiltshire Horns

  • Joined Oct 2014
  • leeds
  • Bramham flock Wiltshire Horns
Re: Downed lamb
« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2019, 11:56:10 am »
Yes that’s fair enough


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