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  • Joined Feb 2022
Reluctant lamb
« on: February 26, 2022, 12:39:22 am »
Good morning,

I have a lamb that is about 2 to 3 weeks old he was taking the bottle great for a couple of days drinking about 150ml per feed. Then all of a sudden stopped taking the bottle and when forced drinks about 50ml. He is thin and not eating anything or drinking any water, I have noticed he isn't pooing either. We have a girl about the same age and she is drinking 350ml eating grain and hay she is fine but he is my worry. TIA for the help


  • Joined Feb 2011
  • Cornwall
  • Rarely short of an opinion but I mean well
    • Trelay Cohousing Community
Re: Reluctant lamb
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2022, 08:05:27 pm »
Have you checked that he has an anus?  It is surprisingly common that they don't. 
Don't listen to the money men - they know the price of everything and the value of nothing

Live in a cohousing community with small farm for our own use.  Dairy cows (rearing their own calves for beef), pigs, sheep for meat and fleece, ducks and hens for eggs, veg and fruit growing


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