Lamb the size of a toddler has been born

Giant lamb the size of toddler born Photo: BANG Showbiz
Giant lamb the size of toddler born Photo: BANG Showbiz

A lamb has been born the same size as a toddler.

The baby sheep named Billy has been dubbed the biggest-ever newborn lamb after weighing around 24.7lbs - three times the weight of a normal lamb - and his brothers from the same litter weighed just 4.4lbs, the Metro reported.

Farmer Steve Booth said: "It is the biggest one we've delivered and I've been doing this for 20 years.

"This is a fairly one-off thing but you never know, there could be a bigger one around the corner."

Steve, 59, also revealed Billy's birth was normal and said he thought it looked like an adult ram when the sheep was giving birth.

He said: "I didn't know it was going to be that big until I saw its head showing. It looked like an adult ram.

"The poor thing was stuck. His head and foot were popping out but his other foot was bent back inside his mother.

"Samantha's [daughter] got smaller hands than me and managed to push it back in and pull the other leg out.

"He came out pretty easy considering his size."

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