QuikPic: Lightning check

Dr. Cochrane was out last week to check on Lightning after his fall physical. We’re always happy to see Dr Cochrane’s team, and Lightning doesn’t mind their visit either! Lightning had no vaccine reactions this time, so our management plan for him seems to be working well. Dr. Cannedy will be out next week for physicals on the goats, alpaca, and cattle so stay tuned for photos and updates next week.Read more

Lightning’s physical (and upcoming Birthday)

Lightning had his fall check-up a couple of weeks ago. Dr. Cannedy has asked that Dr. Cochrane, an equine specialist, come to the Museum and take care of Lightning on grounds. In general, Lightning continues to chug along with his known issues (fatty lypomas, club foot, patella issues…) and is doing rather well. As Lightning has aged, he’s become more reactive to certain vaccines.  We’ve moved towards checking titers levels to see if he has antibodies at appropriate levels toRead more