Yesterday Primrose's temperature plummeted from normal temperature of around 38.2 down to 37.1 Celsius and now after a night of digging and panting intermittently, her temperature is steadily rising and is now back up to 38 Celsius. This is a sign that
I would hope from her previous whelpings that have been text book, that she will start to produce pups by the end of today, into the early hours of Wednesday.
I was on night watch last night and milking this morning. Handing over to husband at 5 am when I left for milking a little earlier, so to get back before husband leaves on the school run. One of our children has their birthday tomorrow, so I've now got to make a cake, which she has asked to look like a dog. I will post as soon as things start happening with Primrose, not the cake. Lol.
The photo is from the day before yesterday and I caught Jessica with Primrose in the whelping box looking like her birthing partner. Primrose and Jessica are very close to each other in the pack, even though not closely related.
“The greatest pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him, and not only will he not scold you,but he will make a fool of himself, too.”
― Samuel Butler
Me (Jane) with Puddin' and Teagol, waiting patiently to flush a patch of kale, December 2019
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