brshell Posted December 2, 2008 Report Share Posted December 2, 2008 The Topic and Description say it all; I've got a dorper X that has been nothing but problems since birth... first, the mother would not accept her at birth, and would keep her from nursing, and I had to bottle feed from 2 days old. Next, the first birth at 1.2 years old, both the blue bag and clear bag came out... and nothing. She didn't dialate, she wouldn't push. had to go in with my hands and found that the first lamb was breach... had to turn the lamb around, and pull it out. the second was in the correct position. but still had to pull the lamb out. cuz the birth canal was closed tighter than tight. Both lambs survived, and I kept the female for breeding. The mother came through it with no problems. Next lambing season was just a couple of days ago, and the same darn thing, no dialation, no pushing, lamb was again breach, unfortunately missed when the bags came out. and had to pull 2 dead lambs out of her. Again she lived through it fine... But my question is... is this a cronic condition, that I will have to help her every season? If that's the case, she will no longer be a breeder! Thanks in advance to anyone that posts a response! Best Regards Brad Shell Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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