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Why are farmers considering changing the lambing season?

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Tuesday, 9 April 2024 - 5 minutes

Some Manx farmers are considering changing when they lamb in order to cope with changing weather patterns.

Recent heavy rain has made the process incredibly difficult for those working in the sector; March was the fourth wettest on record.

Storm Kathleen over the weekend also brought gale force winds hampering access to land and threatening the lives of newborn lambs.

Farmer, and Manx Radio Countryside presenter, Kirree Kermode told John Moss it’s a real challenge:

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