@Ridgetop , I am not sure, I asked the vet that. They were formed perfect, she said it did not look like they died during labor, she mentioned that sometimes you can tell they were stressed , and would have a lot of meconium staining. These did not. We think they died before labor even started. Not sure when, but I think it definitely had to do with her condition.
So sorry for you!
How long had the lambs been dead? Did the pressure from the ruptured tendon cause their deaths? That was a hard blow for you and your flock. Lose that lovely ewe whom you loved is a great sadness. Losing the lambs and bloodlines too is a hardship for your breeding program. So sorry for you and your family.