You may notice two donkeys in New Barn that seem to be lame. Unfortunately they have a condition called ‘upward fixation of the patella’ or ‘locking stifle’. This causes a hind leg to become ‘locked’ and stuck out behind the donkey or may cause an intermittent lame appearance when they walk. Please note these donkeys are under veterinary supervision and are having treatment for this condition so do not be alarmed if you see this, the staff are aware of them.
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