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  1. J > We don’t know Claire. All the literature we have assumes that it is a pregnant ewe that will be vaccinated: I guess you’d have to ask a vet. The dose would be smaller, I would imagine, for a young lamb. For us, the losses due to illness are not the main concern – which is attack by birds of prey.

  2. So sorry. I am surprised at how quickly sheep can go from OK to dead. One of our ewes died suddenly a day or so after lambing so now we have two orphans to raise. Do you know how old they have to be before you can vaccinate them? – usually I do the mums a few weeks before lambing so the lambs are covered, but they won’t be now. Your thoughts about the clostridium bacteria made me think about that.

  3. Was so sorry to read this. But you should always know, as I know you, that you both did everything you could. Hope Windy is doing well.

  4. Oh dear. I guess this sort of thing happens when you keep livestock but as your account clearly shows, it’s always a sad event xx

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  6. I’m sorry the little one lost the fight, despite the helping hand from your instincts and care. The hidden heart on the pictures is a nice touch – I like the way it only appears when you hover.

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