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by JulieTaylor
22 Jun 2019, 11:35
Forum: Identification of Plants from outside of the UK
Topic: Weeds
Replies: 1
Views: 524

Weeds

Hi

Please can you help me to identify this very annoying invasive weed and whether it is safe to feed to my tortoises?

Regards

Julie
by JulieTaylor
11 Mar 2018, 11:36
Forum: General Tortoise Care
Topic: Problem With Shell
Replies: 11
Views: 2102

Re: Problem With Shell

Thanks Asecca for your concern. No I’ve no idea how Hinge became poorly. What could possibly be buried that may have bitten her? She’s doing really well so hoping she will be ok.

Julie
by JulieTaylor
11 Mar 2018, 11:18
Forum: General Tortoise Care
Topic: Problem With Shell
Replies: 11
Views: 2102

Re: Problem With Shell

Morning Nina Thanks for your latest reply. I checked with the vet regarding the heating and he said in this particular situation I didn’t need to keep the heating on 24/7 but also that it wouldn’t do her any harm either. She’s doing really well and goes for her third injection tomorrow. Many thanks ...
by JulieTaylor
08 Mar 2018, 07:53
Forum: General Tortoise Care
Topic: Problem With Shell
Replies: 11
Views: 2102

Re: Problem With Shell

Morning Thanks again for your concern. No I didn’t know to keep the lamp on 24/7 whilst she’s on the antibiotics so thanks so much for telling me that. I specifically asked the vet if there was anything I needed to look out for or anything I could do to improve the situation and there was no advice ...
by JulieTaylor
07 Mar 2018, 07:10
Forum: General Tortoise Care
Topic: Problem With Shell
Replies: 11
Views: 2102

Re: Problem With Shell

Good morning Many thanks to both Lin and Nina for your much appreciated replies. Took an hour off work yesterday to take Hinge to the vets and so pleased I went sooner rather than later. She has a systemic infection bless her and has been started on a course of 3 antibiotic injections. I’m upset I d...
by JulieTaylor
05 Mar 2018, 12:25
Forum: General Tortoise Care
Topic: Problem With Shell
Replies: 11
Views: 2102

Problem With Shell

Hi, this morning I noticed this mark on one of my tortoises. There appears to be 2 tiny holes and around it the shell is pink in colour which makes me think the area could be infected. Any ideas what this could be please and what treatment would you advise? [attachment=0]B34CADBE-658E-4AF6-98DD-AC65...