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lamb

 (lăm)
n.
1.
a. A young sheep, especially one that is not yet weaned.
b. The flesh of a young sheep used as meat.
c. Lambskin.
2. A sweet, mild-mannered person; a dear.
3. One who can be duped or cheated especially in financial matters.
4. Lamb Christianity Jesus.
intr.v. lambed, lamb·ing, lambs
To give birth to a young sheep.

[Middle English, from Old English.]

lambing

(ˈlæmɪŋ)
n
1. (Agriculture)
a. the birth of lambs
b. (as modifier): lambing time.
2. (Agriculture) the shepherd's work of tending the ewes and newborn lambs at this time
Translations

lambing

[ˈlæmɪŋ] Nparición f de las ovejas, época f del parto de las ovejas
lambing time; the lambing seasonla parición de las ovejas, la época del parto de las ovejas

lambing

[ˈlæmɪŋ] nagnelage m

lambing

[ˈlæmɪŋ] nagnellatura
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| Heligan Easter Lambing at Lost Gardens Of Heligan, Cornwall 6-22 April See lambs in the barn, as well as newly hatched chicks and ducklings.
PRING is in the air and nothing heralds the end of winter at Donaldson's Vets like the spring lambing season.
WITH lambing season under way, visitors to County Durham have had the chance to see the woolly creatures being born.
LAMBING Live is returning to RSPB Saltholme this Easter, and there's even more reason to celebrate than usual, with special new arrivals expected at the reserve courtesy of Saltholme's beloved Moo the sheep.
Consequently, it is quite difficult for ewes to nourish their newly born lambs especially during lambing season.
Lambs survival was measured from the start of lambing to weaning, which occurred at 8 weeks of age.
In fact, ewe behavior before, during and after lambing has great influence on lamb survival (Grandinson, 2005; Ceyhan, Sezenler, Yuksel, & Yildirir, 2012; Hinch & O'Brien, 2014) due to the fact that the ability of a lamb to survive until weaning is largely determined by the establishment of maternal-filial bonds and the care and protection given by the ewe (Dwyer, 2008; Bickell, Nowak, Poindron, Ferguson, & Blache, 2010).
The average lambing percentage is also expected to be down.
Charlotte Morris, of HCC) said: "An increased population of breeding ewes, a good lambing season and more lambs on the ground have contributed to the recent price pressures on the spring lamb market.
For the first few days after lambing, a ewe recognizes her lamb by sense of smell.
While lambing won't get into full flow until next week these ewes - each sprayed with a number from one to four - have delivered early and each has two newborns eager for attention and food.
Dr Vipond, of the Scottish Agricultural College, advised farmers on how to reduce lambing losses during a series of Farming Connect-organised meetings in Wales.