East Sussex WRAS had yet another baby deer come in today via Raystede Animal Welfare Centre at Ringmer. The baby fallow deer was found with its rear leg caught in stock fencing at Newick and was delivered by members of the public to Raystede. Staff at Raystede contacted East Sussex WRAS for help.
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Deer saved from being trapped in fencing
A female deer became caught in newly erected stock fencing in a field near Brightling, Heathfield, East Sussex yesterday, and just a couple of hundred metres away her baby had died after being becoming entangled too.
Volunteer rescuers from East Sussex Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service (WRAS) were called out after the deer was spotted hanging by a rear leg from the fencing. WRAS rescuers were on site within 40 minutes and set about cutting her free and providing vital life saving first aid to keep her alive.
Caught Pregnant Deer Update
A Pregnant deer which was caught in stock fencing on Wednesday has been rushed to a specialist deer unit at St Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital in Buckinghamshire, after she developed difficulties.
The female deer was found caught by her rear leg in stock fencing at Burwash Weald, near Heathfield, on Wednesday morning. It took four rescuers to carry her almost a mile across country to a waiting veterinary ambulance.
Pregnant Deer caught in Stock Fencing – Burwash, East Sussex
WRAS rescuers were called out to a deer reported to be caught in stock fencing at Burwash Weald, near Heathfield on Wednesday 10th May 2007.
Teams from Eastbourne and Uckfield were sent to the scene which was about a miles walk from the roadside. The female Roe deer had its right back leg strung up in the air where the barbed wire from the top of the fence had caught on the hoof and twisted trapping the deer. The poor deer had then struggled so much that her body ended up going underneath the fence.