Not a bad day for getting animals moved round today. Dude is in his winter quarters.
The babies and Mums are enjoying their new paddock with plenty of grass.
But most of the day I have been watching one of the sheep who is very unwell. A phone consultation with the shepherd diagnosed Pneumonia but I have a suspicion it is circling disease - possibly caused by eating old silage. We don 't have any silage but she is a new one and may have got hold of some somewhere. She has had a hefty does of Penstrep for two days and I have been giving her sips of water from my hand. I shall see how she is later and maybe go on a Shepherd hunt for a further consultation.
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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