Lambing season

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 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 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 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 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 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)

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. 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. 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 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. 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 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. 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 Jenny Hill moves three-day old lambs out of their birthing pen as she and  Victoria Filimon, not pictured, move ewes and their three-day old newborn lambs to a larger holding area to make room for the ewes next up to give birth 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)
Farmhand Jenny Hill moves three-day old lambs out of their birthing pen as she and Victoria Filimon, not pictured, move ewes and their three-day old newborn lambs to a larger holding area to make room for the ewes next up to give birth 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. 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. 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)

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