Gathering the lambs

Farmhands Victoria Filimon, left, and Jenny Hill move ewes and their three-day-old newborn lambs out of the birthing pens to a larger holding area at Sankow's Beaver Brook Farm in Lyme on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. The farm expects around 400 lambs this spring, with 160 of their East Friesian and Romney ewes giving birth over the next couple of weeks and another 45 due in April. The farm produces meat, dairy products and wool from its sheep flock. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Farmhands Victoria Filimon, left, and Jenny Hill move ewes and their three-day-old newborn lambs out of the birthing pens to a larger holding area at Sankow's Beaver Brook Farm in Lyme on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. The farm expects around 400 lambs this spring, with 160 of their East Friesian and Romney ewes giving birth over the next couple of weeks and another 45 due in April. The farm produces meat, dairy products and wool from its sheep flock. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Farmhand Victoria Filimon bottle-feeds a newborn lamb, one of a set of triplets, at Sankow's Beaver Brook Farm in Lyme Tuesday, February 13 2018. Fillimon reported that at least three sets of triplets had been born already, and with twins being the norm the triplet lambs need supplemental feeding.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Farmhand Victoria Filimon bottle-feeds a newborn lamb, one of a set of triplets, at Sankow's Beaver Brook Farm in Lyme Tuesday, February 13 2018. Fillimon reported that at least three sets of triplets had been born already, and with twins being the norm the triplet lambs need supplemental feeding. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Farmhand Jenny Hill picks up a three-day old lamb as she and  Victoria Filimon, not pictured, move ewes and their three-day old newborn lambs out of the birthing pens to a larger holding area at Sankow's Beaver Brook Farm in Lyme Tuesday, February 13 2018.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Farmhand Jenny Hill picks up a three-day old lamb as she and Victoria Filimon, not pictured, move ewes and their three-day old newborn lambs out of the birthing pens to a larger holding area at Sankow's Beaver Brook Farm in Lyme Tuesday, February 13 2018. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Three-day old lambs frolic in their larger holding area after farmhands Victoria Filimon and Jenny Hill moved them and their mothers from the birthing pens at Sankow's Beaver Brook Farm in Lyme Tuesday, February 13 2018. The farm expects around 400 lambs this spring, with 160 of their east friesian and romney ewes giving birth over the next couple of weeks and another 45 due in April. The farm produces meat, dairy products and wool from its sheep flock.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Three-day old lambs frolic in their larger holding area after farmhands Victoria Filimon and Jenny Hill moved them and their mothers from the birthing pens at Sankow's Beaver Brook Farm in Lyme Tuesday, February 13 2018. The farm expects around 400 lambs this spring, with 160 of their east friesian and romney ewes giving birth over the next couple of weeks and another 45 due in April. The farm produces meat, dairy products and wool from its sheep flock. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Farmhands Jenny Hill, left, and  Victoria Filimon move ewes and their three-day old newborn lambs out of the birthing pens to a larger holding area at Sankow's Beaver Brook Farm in Lyme Tuesday, February 13 2018.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Farmhands Jenny Hill, left, and Victoria Filimon move ewes and their three-day old newborn lambs out of the birthing pens to a larger holding area at Sankow's Beaver Brook Farm in Lyme Tuesday, February 13 2018. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Farmhand Jenny Hill carries the last two of some two dozen three-day old lambs from their birthing pens to a larger holding area to make room for the next group of pregnant ewes due to give birth at Sankow's Beaver Brook Farm in Lyme Tuesday, February 13 2018.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Farmhand Jenny Hill carries the last two of some two dozen three-day old lambs from their birthing pens to a larger holding area to make room for the next group of pregnant ewes due to give birth at Sankow's Beaver Brook Farm in Lyme Tuesday, February 13 2018. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

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