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Frank and Debra Vogeltanz hold the quadruplet lambs born during the wee hours of April 30. Their farm north of Laporte had a similar phenomenon last year, quadruplets. The ewes have not given birth to a single lamb in two years. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Second year in a row for quad lambs

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The bleats from all corners of the dusty pen are appropriately timed.

"Maaa. Maaa. Maaa."

On this Mother's Day, the ewes on the Vogeltanz farm north of Laporte are doing yeomen's work.


For the second year in a row, Frank and Debra Vogeltanz have a set of quadruplet lambs, lots of sets of triplets and they've lost count of the twins.

"We have 56 lambs so far," Debra says.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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