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Finding Mothers for Orphan Lambs

Clip: Season 24 Episode 3 | 4m 50s

In this clip from "Sweetgrass," Lawrence mixes and matches orphan and newborn lambs with ewes in order to maximize the lactation efficiency of the mothers. After the birth of a newborn lamb, there is a 24-hour window to convince a ewe to raise another orphan lamb as her biological offspring.

Aired: 07/04/11

Rating: NR

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