Thursday, 15 May 2014

Sad news

One of our goslings died this morning.

It was quite healthy last night, but when Sue got up this morning something was clearly wrong. Within ten short minutes it peacefully slipped away.

The smaller of the two, at the back, sadly passed away this morning.
We don't usually get attached to our livestock, but when they're hand reared and such characters it's impossible not to feel a pang of sadness.

It was always the smaller and less active of the two, so maybe there was something inherently wrong with it, but apart from that there was no obvious cause of death.

Although it was only a short life, it made a lasting impression on us.

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