The little lady is alive and well. She has learned how to walk with one leg, and just hobbles around. She is a fighter, and I am so proud of her! If anyone needs help with broken legs, I would love to help you! Just PM me and I will get back to you asap!
Thank you all so much! The splinting was successful, she didn't panic. For which I am thankful. She is resting right now and eating corn, and off of her foot. It was her ankle that broke. We set it hopefully correctly. Now I can relax and wait for dad to come home and check on her.
I went out to feed my chickens this morning and one of my hens was hanging from the chicken wire upside down. She hadn't been like that the night before, so I suspect it was sometime during the night. When I got her out of the wire, I saw what happened to her foot. It was turned...
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I have had experiance with a bottle baby before and I will not do it again.
Reason 1: They turn out to be bad moms because they were never shown by their real mom how they are supposed to feed the babies, wean them or pretty much care for them at all.
Reason 2: It costs more money to bottle...
Welcome to our chat thread! I would love to have you join. Sorry about the droughts though. Our hay prices have always seemed pretty high where I live... But it has been surprisingly warm up here in the northwest. Washington rain sure does wash out your pasture.. UG! Wet dirty sheep...
You guys seem pretty smart so I have question for you. I was told that Shetland sheep are jumpy. So I was wondering. What exactly jumpy in sheep talk? Is it the same as goat? My meaning is: are they literaly jumping? Or are they skittish?