A farm in Dorset is looking after newborn sextuplet lambs, which is unprecedented in the UK.
Colesmoor Farm in Dorchester were surprised at the unusual birth of six lambs at the same time - as even quintuplets are rare in the UK.
The owner of Colesmoor Farm said: "Although we have lots of triplets and quadruplets and the occasional quintuplet from our 300 ewes, we have never heard of a commercial ewe having six good lambs.
"She had been pregnancy scanned to have five lambs so it was a nice surprise for Emily, our night time lamber, when a sixth turned up. She will probably rear three of them and the other three will join our other orphan lambs.”
More top news
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have announced the date they will marry in St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle in 2018.
A man has died in custody hours before he was due to appear in court charged with the murder of a woman from Berkshire
Homelessness is now an ‘emergency’ with more than 25,000 people in the South East sleeping in temporary accommodation or homeless hostels.