color: #ff7500; } Couldn't see any further discharge today. 45 hectares between Whangarei and Paparoa. If there is no smell then I would not risk the organic certification. } Hopefully someone else has had that exact situation. width: 97%; } } The only thing I have dealt with was delivering a well dead abortion and that was not pink. Bleeding ewe after lambing A place to exchange ideas, stories, and to solve problems related to breeding the flock and delivering lambs. } background: #fff; As ewes often have multiple births, the same sequence of the rupture of the water bag and expulsion of the lamb will be repeated for the delivery of each lamb. width: 58%; Too well actually. background: transparent; Her appetite's good position: absolute; Selection for rearing ability of ewes offers excellent prospects for improvinglamb survival. width: 100%; width: 76%; otherwise cant help. The last stage of lambing includes the expulsion of the afterbirth or placenta. padding-left: 0px; #jsn-menu div .menu_search.jsn-modulecontainer { Lambing percentage, or the number of lambs raised per 100 ewes, can be improved by several methods. Mastitis. Ewes will vary in the time taken to complete lambing. } If there is a smell then give a/bs, and lots of them. } { padding-top: 8px; display: inline-block; Picked up ABs and anti-inflamms from the vet yesterday but we were both in a hurry and I didn't really ask what the problem is or what might happen next. font-size: 13px; #jsn-topbanner { margin: 0; z-index: 0; } .navbar .navbar-inner.lsb-custom-navbar-inner .nav { } The only other thing I've noticed about her is that she was moving a bit stiffly at times after lambing. .k2ItemsBlock.richbox-2 .moduleItemTitle { div.k2ItemsBlock ul li a.moduleItemReadMore { padding: 10px; position: absolute; #kunena .navbar .navbar-inner.lsb-custom-navbar-inner .nav { } } height: 30px; #jsn-content { font-size: 19px; position: relative; A verification code will be sent to you. max-width: 96%; float: right; hilldweller - thanks for the reply about the Vet question. #k2Container .itemList .itemContainer p { Remember that baleage is grass that has already been partly digested. padding: 0px; background: #009933; div.itemToolbar ul li span.itemTextResizerTitle { background: #009933; #k2Container .itemList .itemContainer { #jsn-topbanner iframe { } She is bleeding more than I am used to, so maybe I ripped something? #jsn-footer a { For a ewe that is truly hemorrhaging (bleeding) due to lambing trauma after lambing with bright red blood in copious amounts- the best trick I learned was to put ice in a plastic OB sleeve and insert it in the ewe's vagina to promote clotting. It's got grass but not nice new fresh stuff. margin-top: 10px; Don't get too frustrated. padding: 3px; .jsn-modulecontainer_inner { #form-login-password { I do think there was something not quite right with her though and on Saturday the discharge was more bloody and I'm sure she was in pain. Hemorrhage in and around the lamb's brain and spinal cord was the mostcommon lesion found during autopsies of lambs dying 1-2 days following birth. } border: solid 1px #fff; margin: 0; min-height: 39px; #kunena.layout .input-append { content: ""; div.k2ItemsBlock ul li div.moduleItemIntrotext a.moduleItemImage img { Have started her on baleage and am going to offer her some grain this evening as well. background: #f3f3f3; That'll give her a flat-ish paddock where the new growth will keep ahead of her, and minimal competition. } .jsn-homepage #jsn-topbanner { .lsb-custom-login-form-wrapper .lsb-group-username{ / font-weight: bold; / } color: #fff; min-height: 39px; You might want to ask your vet about giving her some dexamethasone mixed with the Vit B complex. } background: #009933; padding-right: 0px; color: #000; } border: solid 1px #ddd; } display: none; I just came in from the barn. body { color: #000; text-transform: capitalize; } background: #fff; } The smell once getting in there was something I will remember for the rest of my life! } } float: left; padding: 5px 0; margin-top: 0px; Now that the cows have access to the salt blocks, we no longer have any problem with retained afterbirths. LR yep she does need to get onto new grass and I'll put her with my skinny 2tth as soon as I'm sure she doesn't need vet attention. padding: 10px 0px; height: 22px; .richbox-2 .jsn-modulecontainer_inner { padding: 20px 0 !important; } She had AB's but died two weeks later. } /* display: inline-block; */ @media only screen and (max-device-width: 767px) { } } #jsn-topbar { float: right; div.k2ItemsBlock > ul > li { #k2Container .itemList .itemContainer .k2ReadMore { In your case - I wouldn't have thought a pink discharge is normal - at least over 20 years of goats and sheep, I have never experienced it so with her not being herself, I would be concerned that she has retained placenta (I know what that is like for myself!) } border: 1px solid #ccc; How much blood are you talking about Dave? color: #009933; just a little odour, but only of something getting old, not off or really smelly - then I just leave them to it. Just now it's easiest to keep her in the enclosure where I can keep a close eye on her. } } Postby davepine1960 » Mon Mar 02, 2009 2:36 pm, Postby Laura L. » Mon Mar 02, 2009 4:03 pm, Postby Muleflock » Mon Mar 02, 2009 7:08 pm, Postby trailrider » Mon Mar 02, 2009 8:09 pm, Postby K Bar K Farm » Tue Mar 03, 2009 11:05 am, Postby davepine1960 » Tue Mar 03, 2009 11:33 am, Postby K Bar K Farm » Tue Mar 03, 2009 11:45 am, Postby davepine1960 » Tue Mar 03, 2009 2:38 pm, Postby riveroakssheep » Tue Mar 03, 2009 2:58 pm, Postby davepine1960 » Wed Mar 04, 2009 1:55 pm, Postby K Bar K Farm » Wed Mar 04, 2009 3:55 pm, Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 29 guests. color: #222; In answer to your question, it has never happened to me but I seem to recall a thread here at one stage suggesting FE - may fit the picture. margin-top: 18px; A ewe looked like she was going to lamb an hour ago. margin-top: 18px; } font-weight: bold; display: none; padding-right: 4px; top: 15%; background: transparent; width: 93%; #kunena.lsb-kunena-wrapper.layout .modal { .itemFullText ul li { font-size: 16px; } float: none; Anyone had a ewe develop a bloody discharge (pinkish, pasty sort of substance not fresh blood) a few days after lambing? background: #f7f7f7; } text-decoration: none; } } min-height: 233px; text-align: center; } padding: 0px 10px; margin-top: 0px; But if it's bright red and more than just a bit I'd worry about internal bleeding. margin-left: 0px !important; } color: #000; Is it normal for a ewe to bleed after the afterbirth has come away, My ewe lambed on Wednesday night and has a bloody discharge on Monday. Did she retain her placenta?? } width: 100%; font-size: 13px; } #k2Container div.catItemView { } As long as it smells alright - i.e. } The pelvicarea of ewes matures between 21/z to 3 years of age. display: block; } padding-right: 0px; } #k2Container .itemList .itemContainer { margin-left: 9%;