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They can't get off their backs!


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Posted by Annette on April 30, 2003 at 20:48:19:

I posted a question earlier about leaving my (almost) yearlings outside all the time. I have left them out all day today and plan to leave them overnight. My concern is this: Three times I have found one of them outside during the day on his back and he couldn't get turned back over. I know too much protein will cause their shells to grow faster than their bodies, but they really have had a variety of foods all winter. Is this a concern? Will they eventually get turned back over if I leave them alone?


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