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Livestock => Sheep => Primitive Sheep => Topic started by: John@Cowieswells on April 11, 2019, 10:58:07 pm

Title: Tail docking North Ronaldsays
Post by: John@Cowieswells 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
Title: Re: Tail docking North Ronaldsays
Post by: Fleecewife 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.
Title: Re: Tail docking North Ronaldsays
Post by: John@Cowieswells on April 16, 2019, 07:40:32 am
Thatís great! Thanks for the quick reply. Glad I checked
John