Episode 3

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Lambing Live, Series 2 Episode 3 of 6

Duration: 1 hour

Kate Humble and Adam Henson continue to get their hands dirty helping out the Marston family with lambing on their hill farm in Cumbria. Kate learns the trick to training a youthful and very enthusiastic sheepdog, while Adam discovers how raw wool is turned into something we can actually use. Plus there are the latest live updates on all the new arrivals.

  • Video: All wool is not born equal

    Video: All wool is not born equal

    Adam explains how different sheep breeds have very different wool. Some have evolved coarse wool that enables them to survive the toughest environments but is commercially worthless; while others are prized for the fineness and colour of their fleece.

    Watch the clip about different types of wool


Series Producer
Sarah Gibbs
Kate Humble
Adam Henson
Executive Producer
Lisa Ausden


The Dykes' farm

The Dykes' farm

Find out more about the Dykes family and some of the animals that make up their farm.



Find out more about our two presenters, Kate Humble and Adam Henson.

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