It happens every year but it never gets any less cute. The first lamb of 2012 was born Saturday and is now on display in the Mount Vernon paddock along with two others that have been born since. All of the sheep at Mount Vernon are members of a historic breed called Hog Island Sheep, which were more common in George Washington’s day. The first lamb born is white with black spotting, while the other two are black. Approximately 30 ewes are expected to give birth this year, so the paddock will be teeming with lambs throughout the spring.
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