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POV | Sweetgrass | Finding Mothers for Orphan Lambs | PBS

Duration: 04:50
Program: POV #2403
Broadcast Date: Jul. 5, 2011

In this clip from "Sweetgrass," Lawrence mixes and matches orphan and newborn lambs with ewes in order to maximize the lactation efficiency of the mothers. After the birth of a newborn lamb, there is a 24-hour window to convince a ewe to raise another orphan lamb as her biological offspring.

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Post Date: June 30, 2011