14 April 2014

Welsh Lambs

Some local scenes. In the second picture you can see the sheep that are close to giving birth that have been moved into a lambing shed; in the third of these pictures the lambs' mother is still a little groggy / unresponsive following a caesarian and the farmer is concerned that the lambs should get some of her colostrum so as to maximise their chances of a healthy start to life. The wet-nosed lamb, above, is a couple of minutes old at this point, her twin, on the right, having arrived about 10 minutes before her. Here's what they should be doing a few days from now:

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