The first set of lambs were born Wednesday, March 1st, 2017. Since then, over five cuties have also been born. Please stop by the Paddock at Mount Vernon and welcome the new additions!

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Bottle-feeding Our Newborn Lambs

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Posted by George Washington's Mount Vernon on Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Sheep at Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon was home to many sheep in George Washington’s time. His flock number ranged from 600-1,000. Sheep were very important, providing wool for clothing and blankets, manure for crop fertilization, meat for mutton and spring lamb, and lanolin for ointments.

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