Protea Hotel Montrose

N3 Swinburne, Harrismith, Free State, 9880, South Africa | 3 star inn
Prices starting from $54.00
 

Travel Blogs from Harrismith

Drakensburg... grandiose!

A travel blog entry by maa3

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... the direction from where we had come. Interestingly enough, it never rained here where we are staying!

We are leaving this wonderful haven tomorrow morning... after we enjoy one final catered delicious breakfast, of course haha. I'm curious to see what Lesotho will be like... I wonder if it will somehow be like Swaziland (minus a monarchy). We won't have internet while we're there (Nov 18-21 inclusive), but please keep the comments coming because it's fun to hear from you!



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Rabid cows and blind dogs

A travel blog entry by chrisgleed

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... had a good strong calf but had been struggling to stand over the last few days and had got worse to the point it could no longer get up. On examination in appeared that it had some sensation in its back legs and tail and some strength too so there was hope. As it seemed a painful, probably traumatic ailment we gave it some intra-venous steroidal anti-inflammatories in the hope that it would reduce the inflammation of the injury to its back and eventually get ...

Bovines and canines

A travel blog entry by chrisgleed

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... all part of the learning process...

We then headed to another farm to check if 6 cows had aborted, and if they had, to take some blood and get it tested for infectious diseases that could cause abortion. It turned out that 3 of the 6 had so we took the blood. We also had 2 bulls to test for venereal diseases so we did that and set off for the feedlot we visited in my first week to re-test some of the bulls that failed the manliness test. We re-tested 6 bulls (their results were ...

A little tired

A travel blog entry by chrisgleed

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... then gave a health check,/vaccination/worming to 6 Bul-Bul puppies (2 girls, 4 boys), all were healthy. We then set off to a dairy farm where we proceeded to do rectal exams (to see if pregnant) on about 100 cows. My arm hurts now.

This afternoon we went bull testing on a lovely farm with wild game. I went for a bit of a walk during the interesting, yet very repetitive bull testing and took in the ...

Convalescence.

A travel blog entry by chrisgleed

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... then set off to a farm right beneath the Drakensbergs to do a horse castrate and some bull testing, about 50 of the beggars!.

We stopped off for lunch at Jubie's house and then set off to see a bull with an abscess on it's dingdong (technical vet term) which I duly lanced and cleaned (photos available for those who like to squeeze spots).

We then went back to the surgery and saw a dog (well I say dog, it was a chihuahua, so technically a cat) that had been vomiting ...

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