Monday, 20 January 2014

A dancing lamb - hypoxia?

The second of our twins, Hinge, staggers around a bit.

Pep says this is probably due to hypoxia - a lack of oxygen - during the birth process. There are a number of possible causes (see for example; none of the rest of the flock is affected, and he seems OK, so far; he feeds normally. We're keeping him and his mum in the field while we review his progress.

1 comment:

pipsprof said...

Have Tweedledum and Tweedledee now been named Hinge and Bracket? ha ha ha!