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CarraghsBorderCollies

  • Joined Jun 2009
an real surprise
« on: April 07, 2010, 12:46:11 pm »
had a 5 legged lamb born in brother in laws flock, seems to get around ok, healthier than some of the 4 legged variety!
i thought id share this with you! i know i should cull it but im not gonna;- a woman at a local rescue wants it! no point us rearing it for the slaughterhouse to throw it in a skip! so off to rescue its going !
GEM. X

garden cottage

  • Joined Sep 2008
  • forest of dean
Re: an real surprise
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2010, 02:43:16 pm »
just out of curiosity where is the 5th leg attached?

CarraghsBorderCollies

  • Joined Jun 2009
Re: an real surprise
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2010, 03:07:04 pm »
it is attached to one of the front legs, if you run your hand down the leg u find there are 2 leg bones side by side under the skin, i think it is attached to the shoulder but its hard to tell without an xray

she also has a deformed hind leg that is useless,

she gets around well enough though!
GEM. X

little blue

  • Joined Jun 2009
  • Derbyshire
Re: an real surprise
« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2010, 04:44:15 pm »
butchers could sell an extra 'leg of lamb' though!

nice she has a home to look forward to...
Little Blue

 

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