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Webcam monitors lambing progress
Baby lambs (from Chichester College)
More than 50 baby lambs have been born so far this season
The lambing season at a West Sussex college's agricultural campus is being played out to the world via a webcam.

The arrival of baby lambs takes place throughout March at Stable Barn Farm, in Chichester College's Brinsbury Campus in Pulborough.

The new Lambcam has been set up above one of the pens and is now capturing images of new life as around 350 pregnant ewes give birth.

Visitors can also get face-to-face with the flock at a Lambing Day on Sunday.

The lambs are being cared for by agriculture and animal care students, who are working on a 24-hour rota basis at the farm.

It is hoped that as many as 700 baby lambs will have been born by early April.

College spokesman Paul Woodman said: "We get hundreds of people coming along for Lambing Day, but we wanted to make it more accessible by giving people the chance to watch the lambs."

The Brinsbury Campus was formerly the West Sussex College of Agriculture and Horticulture.


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