2016 yarns; possible orf

Rosedean Ryeland Yarns

Dan’s got the two 2016 yarns on the website and we’re working on yarn kits for the next Forfar Farmers’ Market on 12th November.

Looks like we might have a lamb with orf. Orf is a viral infection that causes scabs usually around the mouth, which is what she has. We’re treating it with oxytet antibiotic, which has been shown to have some antiviral properties.

We’ll just need to keep an eye on the others; there is a vaccine but it’s a live one and the vet’s not keen to go down that route unless it is orf and the problem becomes widespread.

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