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JFW67

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Bud horn minor bleed and flies.
« on: July 10, 2022, 07:36:54 pm »
Hi all,

At the end of My first year of keeping sheep.   I did a routine check on my small flock of Welsh Black Mountain sheep today.  One of my ewes has horn buds and seems to have damaged one and had a minor bleed.  My concern is that it was well covered in flies.  There was no sign of any maggots.

I have cleaned it and applied a generous dose of iodine spray.

I will keep an eye on her but is there anything else I should do at this stage.

Any input appreciated.
Mistakes teach best.  😳🙄😉

twizzel

  • Joined Apr 2012
Re: Bud horn minor bleed and flies.
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2022, 07:56:14 pm »
A bit of summer fly cream will help deter, or Spotinor.

 

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