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Spur thing he'd
Posted: 18/04/2013 by Lindakitt

My two year old spur thighed has just passed a large white ball. He obviously had trouble doing this. was left with friend whilst we were on holiday recently, worried he may have been fed incorrectly.

Re: Spur thing he'd
Posted: 18/04/2013 by Tom

Hello, can you examine the 'ball', open it up and describe it, with as much detail as poss.
How long have you had it? & where from.?
Regards
Tom

Re: Spur thing he'd
Posted: 18/04/2013 by Lindakitt

Hi it is like a stone can't break it open. Got tortoise in November and has been fine. Bathed twice a day didn't eat much until about march. She was eating well when we went away but a week after we got back she stopped eating and was just basking all the time. Then after starting to eat again this has happened. I feed mostly on rocket, lambs lettuce and dandelions.

Re: Spur thing he'd
Posted: 18/04/2013 by Tom

Perhaps it is a stone which it has ingested at some point. Keep it for future reference. How old is it & where did you get it. (don't give the full name). Your diet is OK.
Tom

Re: Spur thing he'd
Posted: 18/04/2013 by Lindakitt

Hi, it is nearly three years old and I got it from a local breeder. She has lots of tortoises of all ages so I don't. Think there is a problem there.
Thank you for all your advice, I will keep a close check Shelley.
Linda

 

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