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Watch lamb triplets delivered by caesarean section after drama at Cannon Hall Farm

Amazing video captures drama as vets called in to safely deliver babies

A farmyard drama has been captured on camera.

And the real-life medical emergency at Cannon Hall Farm is proving a massive hit as it had a happy ending.

Vets had to be called in to the Cawthorne farm when one of the pregnant sheep got into difficulties.

Millie used to be one of the farm’s racing sheep, staging races for the thousands of visitors to the attraction, but is now retired.

She was pregnant but hit problems in labour.

Staff from Churchfield Vets were called and decided that an emergency caesarean operation had to be carried out.

The sheep is prepared for a caesarean at Canon Hall Farm
The sheep is prepared for a caesarean at Canon Hall Farm

The farm has been filming many of the lambing sessions and the dramatic operation was filmed.

Farmers Roger and Robert Nicholson were called in to help revive the lambs.

Farm spokesman Nicky Hyde said: “It was so dramatic.

“We didn’t know how many lambs Millie was carrying but people realised she was in trouble and the Nicholsons immediately got the vets in.

“It took ages for them to shave off her fleece but once they started, the lambs came out very quickly.

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Mother and lambs safe and sound at Canon Hall Farm
Mother and lambs safe and sound at Canon Hall Farm

“Roger and Robert had to revive them as the vets were sterile and couldn’t handle them, but everything worked out fine.

“Within a couple of hours Millie was back in the pen with them, feeding them, even though we have had to borrow some milk from another ewe.

“It was so moving”.



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