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Lamb has lamb written in the side of its body

Richard Hartley-Parkinson

Lamb has 'lamb' written in the side of its body
James Stevenage noticed the word lamb on the side of one of his lambs (Picture: SWNS)

A schoolboy has spoken about the moment he noticed one of his lambs had markings on its fleece that looked like the word lamb.

James Stevenage, 13, noticed the markings soon after Lambie was born on Good Friday.

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Shes one of four black sheep living on the familys smallholding in Edge, near Stroud, Gloucestershire.

Lambie is a cross-breed between a Jacob sheep and a Lleyn.

James said: When I saw the lamb, at first it looked like it said “I am Y”. But when I looked again it looked like it said “lamb”.

A baby lamb who appears to have the word 'lamb' on the side of it. Lamby as she is now called was born on Good Friday and James noticed a few days later that the word 'lamb' was written in her fleece. See SWNS story SWLAMB; This tiny lamb was born with an unusual fleece - which appears to have the word ???lamb??? written on it. The black sheep, named Lambie, was born on Good Friday and is a cross-breed between a Jacob sheep and a Lleyn. James Stevenage, 13, spotted the unusual marking on the side of Lambie, who is one of four black sheep living on the family???s farm. He said: ???When I saw the lamb, at first it looked like it said ???I am Y???. ???But when I looked again it looked like it said ???lamb.???
James said that he thought it looked like it said I am Y at first (Picture: SWNS)
James Stevenson, 13, with a baby lamb who appears to have the word 'lamb' on the side of it. Lamby as she is now called was born on Good Friday and James noticed a few days later that the word 'lamb' was written in her fleece. See SWNS story SWLAMB; This tiny lamb was born with an unusual fleece - which appears to have the word ???lamb??? written on it. The black sheep, named Lambie, was born on Good Friday and is a cross-breed between a Jacob sheep and a Lleyn. James Stevenage, 13, spotted the unusual marking on the side of Lambie, who is one of four black sheep living on the family???s farm. He said: ???When I saw the lamb, at first it looked like it said ???I am Y???. ???But when I looked again it looked like it said ???lamb.???
Lambie was born on Good Friday near Stroud, Gloucestershire (Picture: SWNS)
A baby lamb who appears to have the word 'lamb' on the side of it. Lamby as she is now called was born on Good Friday and James noticed a few days later that the word 'lamb' was written in her fleece. See SWNS story SWLAMB; This tiny lamb was born with an unusual fleece - which appears to have the word ???lamb??? written on it. The black sheep, named Lambie, was born on Good Friday and is a cross-breed between a Jacob sheep and a Lleyn. James Stevenage, 13, spotted the unusual marking on the side of Lambie, who is one of four black sheep living on the family???s farm. He said: ???When I saw the lamb, at first it looked like it said ???I am Y???. ???But when I looked again it looked like it said ???lamb.???
She is one of four black sheep that the family keep on their smallholding (Picture: SWNS)

Lambie was born on Good Friday, shes very active and she jumps around a lot.

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The family have 11 lambs in total, and James parents, Michael, 49, and Jo, 44, farm for a hobby.

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James said: We were moving the lambs between fields when I spotted it. My mum and dad have been here for seven years and theyve never seen anything like it.

The schoolboy loves to help out with the lambs along with his sister Alice, 11, and brother Sam, 17, and dedicated much of his Easter holidays to helping out.

He added: They all fed from their mum and they were all born healthy. The ewe is a Jacob and the Ram is a Lleyn.

A baby lamb who appears to have the word 'lamb' on the side of it. Lamby as she is now called was born on Good Friday and James noticed a few days later that the word 'lamb' was written in her fleece. See SWNS story SWLAMB; This tiny lamb was born with an unusual fleece - which appears to have the word ???lamb??? written on it. The black sheep, named Lambie, was born on Good Friday and is a cross-breed between a Jacob sheep and a Lleyn. James Stevenage, 13, spotted the unusual marking on the side of Lambie, who is one of four black sheep living on the family???s farm. He said: ???When I saw the lamb, at first it looked like it said ???I am Y???. ???But when I looked again it looked like it said ???lamb.???
Lambie is a cross-breed between a Jacob sheep and a Lleyn (Picture: SWNS)
A baby lamb who appears to have the word 'lamb' on the side of it. Lamby as she is now called was born on Good Friday and James noticed a few days later that the word 'lamb' was written in her fleece. See SWNS story SWLAMB; This tiny lamb was born with an unusual fleece - which appears to have the word ???lamb??? written on it. The black sheep, named Lambie, was born on Good Friday and is a cross-breed between a Jacob sheep and a Lleyn. James Stevenage, 13, spotted the unusual marking on the side of Lambie, who is one of four black sheep living on the family???s farm. He said: ???When I saw the lamb, at first it looked like it said ???I am Y???. ???But when I looked again it looked like it said ???lamb.???
James said that Lambie is very active and likes to jump around a lot (Picture: SWNS)

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