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Black and white lamb Battenberg

Black and white lamb Battenberg
Black and white lamb Battenberg, a four-week-old Texel cross lamb, would not have been found among the snow if it weren’t for his unusual markings

Black and white lamb Battenberg.
Battenberg is four week-old lamb whose black and white markings saved his life. The Texel cross lamb was born on a Welsh farm during heavy snow. Farmer Richard Griffiths only spotted the lamb because of his striped face. A lamb’s unusual markings saved his life – because his half-black face helped a Welsh farmer spot him in his snow-covered fields. The two-faced lamb was named Battenberg by the farmer’s young sons, who say his stripey face reminds them of the cake. His front right leg and back left legs are black – while the other two are white.

Black and white lamb Battenberg

Battenberg, with farmer Richard Griffiths, has two black legs and two white legs and is especially unusual because both his parents are white sheep
Battenberg, with farmer Richard Griffiths, has two black legs and two white legs and is especially unusual because both his parents are white sheep
The Griffiths hope that Battenberg will become a pet for someone instead of going to the abattoir
The Griffiths hope that Battenberg will become a pet for someone instead of going to the abattoir
Black and white lamb Battenberg
Battenberg became a favorite of the Griffiths’ three sons who gave him his name because his face and legs reminded him of the cake
Black and white lamb Battenberg
The Griffiths said that Battenberg’s arrival was ‘a lift’ among the gloom of losing sheep during the severe weather in the Brecon Beacons National Park

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