In Pictures: Mild Cornish weather brings an early start to the lambing season

Lambing season came early to parts of Cornwall, where the mild weather has welcomed a new generation of lambs.

Lambing season
A mum and a newborn lamb bond in their pen at The Olde House, Chapel Amble (Ben Birchall (PA)
Lambing season
An orphaned newborn lamb sits under a heat lamp (Ben Birchall/PA)
New baby lambs
A lamb born on the Tregullas Farm, on the Lizard, Cornwall (Ben Birchall/PA)
Newborn quad lambs
Newborn quad lambs gather around their mother at The Olde House (Ben Birchall/PA)
New baby lambs
A one-week-old spring lamb enjoys its first run in an open barn (Ben Birchall/PA)
Lambing season
An orphaned newborn lamb bounces around in its pen (Ben Birchall/PA)
second lambing season
Holly Gear, 23, feeds newborn orphaned lambs in the lambing shed at The Olde House (Ben Birchall/PA)
Newborn quad lambs
A week-old lamb springs into the air (Ben Birchall/PA)
New baby lambs
A lamb peeks through a feeding hole (Ben Birchall/PA)
Lambing season
Snow falls on a new mum and her week-old lamb in Chapel Amble, near Wadebridge (Ben Birchall/PA)
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