Finally, we have the results for the post mortem on the little black one - and it was not Schmallenberg. Samples of the brain tissue went to the VLA as, apparently, that is the only way they can tell, and it all came back clear. It was just one of those things and she was formed wrong in the back legs. Nothing we could do about it and nothing we have done wrong - thank goodness. Now I can start to look forward to the next cria again. I had been dreading more coming in case there was another problem but we are now back on track!
No more coming yet though but Crispie's cria (still no name) is very big and lively. Crispie and her daughter from last year, The Slink, stick very close to him.
A better penning solution! - After a long "family illness" and a subsequent reduction of our herd, I am back to report a more recent enhancement to Easter-Wood. One of the problems we ...
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