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Chick 2 Post Mortem Report

We are now in possession of the post mortem report for Chick 2.   The post mortem was carried out by Dr Mark Stidworthy, veterinary pathologist with International Zoo Veterinary Group Pathology.   It states that the cause of Chick 2’s death appears to be pneumonia and lung haemorrhage associated with lungworm infestation, together with […]

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Middle Chick Dies on the Nest June 9th

At 7:30 on Sunday 9th June the middle chick of the Glaslyn brood, hatched from Mrs G’s 50th egg, died on the nest. It became clear the middle chick was unwell on Thursday evening after being fed, although we could not see exactly what the problem was. On Friday morning it regurgitated blood over Mrs […]

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Update on Third Chick

You will be aware that at 10:48 this morning, the third chick fell onto its back and has been unable to remove itself from that position. It is unclear if something caused the chick to fall or if some damage has been caused as a result of the fall which meant the chick was not […]


An exciting season so far

It has been a busy couple of weeks here at Glaslyn, to say the very least. This somewhat frenzied period seemed to be kickstarted on the afternoon of May 19 when we were treated to the return of Z1, named Tegid who was born on the Dyfi nest in 2016. This is the first time […]