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LAMB

Acronym for lentigines, atrial myxoma, mucocutaneous myxomas, and blue nevi. See: LAMB syndrome.
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| Spring Lambing, Middle Farm, Lewes 1-30 April Lambs for the kiddies; butchers, deli and tearoom for the grown-ups.
Immediately following lambing, the ewe and lambs are penned up closely so that mother and offspring can bond.
The 26-year-old said: "We get loads of visitors during the day and we are very busy at lambing time.
As well as visiting the newborns in the lambing shed, visitors can hold baby chicks - a first for the reserve - create finger puppet arts and crafts and take part in a special quest across the nature reserve to win a certificate.
There was a significant relationship between lamb mortality and ewe genotype, lambing season and year of lambing, whereas progeny gender was not significantly related to lamb survival (P>0.05) (Table 1).
Pickup and Dwyer (2011) reported difference in maternal behavior soon after lambing and during lactation between different ewe breeds, Suffolk and Blackface, in which the former showed poorer maternal ability.
When you finally release the ewe from the stanchion, keep her and the lambs in a lambing jug for a few more days to make sure she has really bonded with them.
Newborn lambs will be on show at the farm as part of its lambing weekend on Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm at Nethermorton Farm, Moreton Morrell, costing PS5 for adults and children (15 and under) go free.
He recommends farmers select more strongly for lamb vigour, sourcing from flocks that have a good lambing ease record.
Farm manager Richard Price said: "During the early months of the year, our agricultural students take turns covering 48-hour lambing periods on the farm.
The normal season, she said, was late March or April, but by lambing as early as December millions of innocent animals are allowed to die unnecessarily in the winter cold.
Because not every farmer has a windowless barn, Fitzgerald and Stellflug then decided to give melatonin to both ewes and rams to precipitate breeding during the early spring and lambing during the late summer.