Last night the thermometer was reading -16 F. This little guy got too cold to nurse and had to be brought back into the house, warmed up and fed. When it is this cold lambs use a large amount of energy to stay warm and need to feed often to keep that energy up. This 5 hour old lamb needed a little assistance to get a good start. Before bed he was able to go back to his mother and twin brother. He was doing great this morning despite the bitter cold temperatures.
Lambing season 2015 has begun and it is going to be a cold one.
It is totally normal to have a lamb in your guest room, right?
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