|The turkeys seem to have melded into an all-age gang. Here|
one of the first hatch is far left, then Tom and Barbara, with the
surviving 2nd hatch ('Solo') far right and the other plus the young
Guineas at the back.
One 'Lothar' replied with
"Having an absolutely fresh fracture, it is not a major challenge to reset the bones, as long as the joints are not affected. Ideally the bird will be anaesthetized before the procedure. Of course 9 pm is not the best time to find a working Vet, but the wound could have been dressed up, the bone ends disinfected and kept moist (saline solution) and the bird kept dark in a box until the next day. A Vet being very good with these things is Dr. Niall Curran, Animal Hospital, Moneen, Castlebar"
|Steak Lady (left) and Mr SL (r) bring the sun with them for|
a quick visit to look round and catch up.
|Ear tag number 274. I love this bullock.|
|Theo, who is a tiny little man, is almost eye to eye |
with our enormous turkey, Tom as they warily
check each other out.
|Those biro-thick feather shafts emerging from Tom's tail.|
|This lovely set of books were part of Liz's birthday present.|