Shepherds Rest Farm
Breeding New Anatolian Shepherd Import Lines - Direct From Turkey
- Name: Shepherds Rest Farm
- Location: Newberg, Oregon, United States
Monday, October 31, 2011
Thursday, October 27, 2011
KEPI X CAPAR LITTER 3 days old
Anatolian Shepherd Puppies 3 Days Old
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
WAIT . . . I COUNT NINE PUPPIES!
This is how the litter looks when DRY! :-)
Well, there were several surprises this morning. When I left Kepi last night there were 8 puppies. This morning there were 10, although one was no longer alive. So we gained two and lost one in the night. The two new puppies were male and the lost puppy was male. Of the 10 in the litter, 5 were brindle, which makes half the litter brindle. The pup we lost was brindle. Final tally is 6 males: 3 fawn, 2 dark brindle, and 1 light brindle; and 3 females: 2 fawn and 1 dark brindle. All puppies are healthy and active, and today weigh between 14.8 to 20.8 ounces. I guess Kepi and Capar can make a good-sized litter! Kepi was treated to cottage cheese and then some leftover warmed and watered down spaghetti sauce with meatballs over some kibbles this morning. She was hungry!
Monday, October 24, 2011
First-born had both rear double dew claws. 17.8 oz
Third-born had no dew claws. 16.9 oz
Seventh-born had both single dews. 14.1 oz
Second-born had a single left dew and no right dew. 18.3 oz
Fourth-born had both double dews, no white on nose or tail. 19.9 oz
Fifth-born had no dews, no white on nose or tail. 17.6 oz
Sixth-born had both single dews. 18.1 oz
Eighth-born had no dews, some white on nose, and a barely white-tipped tail. 16.9 oz
All puppies are very healthy and active. Mother Kepi is happy and not acting tired. First puppy was whelped at 5 pm. Last puppy was whelped at 7:24 pm. A nice fast delivery. Kepi did whine softly all night last night getting ready for hard labor to kick in. Hope we all sleep well tonight! Puppies are outside in an open shelter with alfalfa under a blanket to keep them warm, with a heat lamp about 4 feet off the ground.