Spring Lambing Season Begins for Family Farm in Wales

The lambing season has begun for family-run Gwndwnwal Farm in South East Wales, with 1-minute-old lambs taking in their surroundings and ewes resting from the exertion of birth. The Brute family, who own the farm, expects to have over 1,000 babies from 600 ewes this season, which started in late January and generally ends in April.

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A new-born lamb in the lambing shed on Gwndwnwal Farm during lambing season on March 2, 2017, in Brecon, Wales. The farm uses red and orange markings to determine twin lambs, and green and blue on single lambs so they can be identified in the field.
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Paul Brute feeds lambs and ewes on Gwndwnwal Farm during lambing season on March 2, 2017, in Brecon, Wales.Gwndwnwal Farm is a family run livestock farm in Brecon, South East Wales.
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Sheep in the lambing pen on Gwndwnwal Farm during lambing season on March 2, 2017, in Brecon, Wales. Gwndwnwal Farm is a family-run livestock farm in Brecon, South East Wales. The Brute family are expecting to lamb 600 ewes this season producing over 1,000 young. The season generally starts in late January and runs through April. These are the first lambs of spring, which began, meteorologically, March 1.
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Farmer Dai Brute helps a ewe give birth during the early morning on Gwndwnwal Farm during lambing season on March 2, 2017, in Brecon, Wales.
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Sheep dog 'Cap' on Gwndwnwal Farm during lambing season on March 2, 2017, in Brecon, Wales.
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Paul Brute feeds lambs and ewes on Gwndwnwal Farm during lambing season on March 2, 2017, in Brecon, Wales.
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Paul Brute checks his oats, wheat and barley sheep-feed mixture in the store-shed on Gwndwnwal Farm during lambing season on March 2, 2017, in Brecon, Wales.
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Paul Brute checks his oats, wheat and barley sheep-feed mixture in the store-shed on Gwndwnwal Farm during lambing season on March 2, 2017, in Brecon, Wales.
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Farmer Dai Brute clips the tail of a new-born lamb on Gwndwnwal Farm during lambing season on March 2, 2017, in Brecon, Wales.
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A one-minute old lamb is cleaned by its mother after being born on Gwndwnwal Farm during lambing season on March 2, 2017, in Brecon, Wales.
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Ewes and lambs on Gwndwnwal Farm during lambing season on March 2, 2017, in Brecon, Wales.
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