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New lambs arrive at HVRHS

Abby Silvernail, left, and Jada Wilson have taken charge of the care and feeding of the five baby lambs at Housatonic Valley Regional High School. One new arrival is not in this photo. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

FALLS VILLAGE — The barn at Housatonic Valley Regional High School is managed by juniors Abby Silvernail and Jada Wilson, and the newest occupants are Wayne and Kate, who joined three other lambs last weekend.

It was a dramatic birth, alas. Wayne and Kate, both larger than usual, had to be delivered by C-section at Sand Road Animal Hospital in Falls Village. The mother did not survive.

So the lambs have to be bottle fed for the time being.

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