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Horsfield with Red in its shell
Posted: 01/03/2010 by Clairestortoise

Are Horsfield supposed to have Red in their shell? I have just seen a pic of a tort, on my Fb. they both have reddish shells. Is that normal?

Re: Horsfield with Red in its shell
Posted: 01/03/2010 by VivTPG

Hi Claire, no Horsfields dont have red in their shell, it may be the tort needs to see a vet, as it could be internal bleeding (a kind of bruise) or septicemia. Hopefully its just the flash on the camera.

Regards Vivienne 

Re: Horsfield with Red in its shell
Posted: 01/03/2010 by Clairestortoise

Hi Viv

Im afraid its not, The shell is red aswell as the skin on face and legs. Discussed with Dave and he suggested the same...Septicemia

Re: Horsfield with Red in its shell
Posted: 02/03/2010 by jack

sorry but whats a fb????

Re: Horsfield with Red in its shell
Posted: 02/03/2010 by jack

facebook????is it

Re: Horsfield with Red in its shell
Posted: 02/03/2010 by Clairestortoise

Jack lol Yes Are you on Fb(Facebook? ;)

 

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