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Farmers are still digging sheep out of snow drifts nearly two weeks after they were buried.
Farmers across the region are still not sure how many of their animals have died but it is likely to be many thousands and the NFU in Cumbria is now asking for the Government to help.
However there are some tales of surviving sheep, including one which has made a full recovery after being buried for 11 days near Newton Stewart.
Matthew Taylor reports:
This footage from farmer Stuart Mactier highlights the extraordinary sheep who were found alive after being buried deep under snow at a farm near Newton Stewart:
This footage shows the dramatic moment Galloway farmer Stuart Mactier discovered sheep still alive after 11 days buried under a huge snow drift:
A farmer from Galloway was shocked to find that one of his sheep was still alive after being buried under snow for 11 days.
Stuart Mactier from Mochrum, near Newton Stewart, managed to dig the ewe out from a deep snow drift.
A couple of days later and the sheep is up and walking about, and enjoying eating again- after being starved for so long.