Cute Lambs In Spring

by Raintree

Spring lambs in the fields and new life in Spring is lovely. Here we celebrate lambs in photographs, quotes, poetry, and lamb information.

There is nothing quite like a beautiful lamb in a sunny spring meadow to warm the heart.
The sweet faces, cute bleeting voices and cheeky antics always make me smile and I look forward to fields of lambs each Spring. This page is simply a celebration of this time during Spring.

I admire the way the ewes protect the lambs and how amazing it is when they call to the lamb or the lamb calls to the ewe and they find each other in a huge field of sheep. I love seeing the lambs jumping around chasing each other and just full of the joy of young life! I love how inquisitive the lambs are and the cheeky looks they give.

To me seeing a field full of ewes and lambs is the essence of Springtime. There are many ways to celebrate this, beautiful poetry, photographs and pictures, costumes and toys for children. So here is a moment in time as we enjoy the lambs.

Please note all the photographs on this page were taken by me unless stated otherwise. Please do not copy.

Ewe With her Lambs

This ewe had three of her own and one that sneaked in!
Ewe With her Lambs
Ewe With her Lambs
Photo Taken by Raintree

Lambing On The Farm

 I used to help a shepherd every Spring wit the lambing on his farm. I loved helping out and found it a really magical time.

I was always amazed how the ewes used to give the birthing mother space and surround her as she gave birth. Many ewes had no trouble but some did and required the shepherd and sometimes the vet to intervene. 

Sadly very occasionally a ewe would die but the lamb would live. Also sometimes for some reason a ewe would reject one of her lambs headbutting it away and not allowing it to feed. The shepherd would try to get her to accept it but when that failed the lamb needed to be hand reared. This is intensive work and requires a lot of time but I really enjoyed helping out.

I used to look after the orphaned or rejected lambs when I could and particularly enjoyed feeding them. Their little tails would go like crazy!

 

Two Lambs Nursing

Ewe patiently feeding her lambs.
Two Lambs Nursing
Two Lambs Nursing
Photo taken by raintree

Do You Like Lambs?

Lambing Time Open Days

I carry a love of lambs and still visit a local college each year when they have their lambing open days.

The college are very careful that no sheep are crowded or distressed at all by people being there. All the sheep we saw were relaxed and the lambs very curious. 

I think the open days are a great idea as it educates children about sheep and lambing and is a very educational and fun day out in the Springtime.  All the photos I took here are from those open days. 

Lamb Toys For Baby

Lamb Baby Toys For Children
Gund Winky Lamb Baby Rattle

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Gund Winky Lamb Baby Rattle Stuffed Animal

GUND is proud to introduce Winky — a precious little white lamb that’s even softer than she looks! This rattle format makes fun shaking noises as baby plays for added interactiv...

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Melissa & Doug Meadow Medley Lamby - Stuffed Animal Baby Lamb

Simply press the belly of this adorable, eight inch white lamb to hear it say, "Baa, baa, baa". Accessorized with a jaunty gingham bow, Lamby has soft, fuzzy "wool" and a smooth...

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C.R. Gibson 12" Hush Little Baby Plush Lamb Musical Wind-Up Toy, By Baby Dumpling - Jesus Loves Me

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Gund Winky Lamb Baby Rattle Stuffed Animal - Larger Size - and Premium Folding Greeting Card by K...

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Gund Baby Lopsy Lamb Keywind Musical Stuffed Animal Toy

GUND is proud to introduce Lopsy Lamb - a cute and cuddly plush that makes naptime a more musical experience. Turn the winding key on the back to hear "Mary Had A Little Lamb" i...

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What Are Male And Female Sheep Called?

Female sheep are called ewes.

Baby sheep are called lambs.

Male sheep are called rams.

If male sheep are neutered they are called wethers. 

Lambing Time

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Baby And Infant Baby Lamb Costumes

How Many Lambs?

A ewe is usually pregnant for about five months. Most lambs in the UK are born in Spring in March or April.

Lambs can be born as single lambs, or quite often as twins. Some lambs are born as triplets or even quadruplets. However Twins are usually the most common.

On average lambs weigh about nine pounds when they are born.

 

Lovely Plush Lambs

Lamb Soft Toys
Mary Meyer Talls 'N Smalls Soft Toy, Smalls Lamb

Talls 'N Smalls features doll-like animals with long legs and lots of sweet personality. Each features a sculpted face with embroidered detailing, and a belly and back made of s...

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Gund Winky Lamb Baby Rattle

GUND is proud to introduce Winky — a precious little white lamb that’s even softer than she looks! This rattle format makes fun shaking noises as baby plays for added interactiv...

Only $6.87

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Mary Meyer Taggies Sherbet Lamb Toy

Baby will love this soft toy. It's huggable and squeezable, with plenty of satin tags for baby to grab and explore. Taggies was born over a decade ago when a mom noticed her chi...

$20.90  $13.95

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Melissa & Doug Lovey Lamb Stuffed Animal (10 inches)

True to his name, Lovey will find his way into your heart! The soft, velvety textures of his sweet inner ears and friendly face contrast perfectly with his newly shorn, slightly...

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Gund Baby Lopsy Lamb Keywind Musical Stuffed Animal Toy

GUND is proud to introduce Lopsy Lamb - a cute and cuddly plush that makes naptime a more musical experience. Turn the winding key on the back to hear "Mary Had A Little Lamb" i...

$22.76  $22.65

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Aurora Baby Blessings Wind Up Musical Plush, Lamb

This adorable white lamb wears a white bow that says "Jesus Loves Me," and is a wind-up musical plush that plays the song of the same name. It is made with cloud-like soft plush...

$15.31  $13.75

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The Lamb By William Blake

Little Lamb, who made thee?

Dost thou know who made thee?

Gave thee life, and bid thee feed
By the stream and o'er the mead;
Gave thee clothing of delight,
Softest clothing, woolly, bright;
Gave thee such a tender voice,
Making all the vales rejoice?
Little Lamb, who made thee?
Dost thou know who made thee?

Little Lamb, I'll tell thee,
Little Lamb, I'll tell thee:
He is called by thy name,
For he calls himself a Lamb.
He is meek, and he is mild;
He became a little child.
I a child, and thou a lamb.
We are called by his name.
Little Lamb, God bless thee!
 Little Lamb, God bless thee!

A Lamb Is Born

Soft Lamb Musical Toy

Gund Baby Lena Lamb Musical Toy, Brahms Lullaby

An irresistibly soft little lamb whose fleece is, can we just say, as white as snow! This sweet little lamb has a soothing sound and a comforting texture. She gently sways her ...

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Two Cute Lambs

These two lambs were so cheeky and very inquisitive!
Two Cute Lambs
Two Cute Lambs
Photo Taken By Raintree
Updated: 01/01/2016, Raintree
 
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Do You Enjoy Seeing Lambs In The Fields?


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Raintree on 10/22/2014

What a lovely thing to do. I adore those little lambs. We always go to see the lambs near us in Spring :)

happynutritionist on 09/30/2014

One of my favorite things to see in the Spring when we go to Lancaster, PA is the little lambs, they are so precious.

Raintree on 09/26/2013

Hi sheilamarie I am glad it brought back happy memories :) I agree lambing is such a special time, I loved it !

sheilamarie on 09/26/2013

This brought back fond memories! My husband and I raised sheep when our kids were small. Lambing was such a special time!

Raintree on 09/24/2013

Yes they really are adorable little lamb costumes :) Lambs are just so cute:) Thank you for your comments

ologsinquito on 09/24/2013

Those little lamb costumes are so cute!

nightbear on 08/24/2012

I can't believe how cute these little ones are. I was enthralled by the video. Wow! amazing. nature is awesome. Great page Jasmine Ann!

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