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The lamb's lying down in the hay next to mom, but its mouth is still warm so I'm assuming she let it nurse???
 

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If his mouth is warm, that's a good sign. If his mouth gets cold, that's a sign of hypothermia and you will need to warm him up and then get some fluid in him. If you can't jug him and his mom, then I would see about tying her up or holding onto her and then having someone hold the lamb up to her teat. If you can't do that, then just watch him to make sure his belly is filled out. If it's sunken in and you can see the bones sticking out to the side of his spine, then he's too thin and not eating.

Congrats! :thumbsup Can't wait to see pictures :p
 

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Well, he's still alive, still adorable as all get out, and I saw him nurse. :) I think I'll shut the sheep in their pen for a few days though before putting them out on grass again.
Will post pics ASAP.
 
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