He’s named Miyagi after the fictional martial arts expert Mr Miyagi from the Karate Kid films. He was born five days ago with a thick belt of black wool around his middle. A lamb with a fighting flare – the little Haymaker!
Farmer William Herbert said, “I’ve been farming for over 50 years but I’ve never seen anything like this before. Some lambs have a spot of discoloured wool, but its very unusual to see a full thick stripe. It goes all the way around. It looks like I’ve gone out to him with a paint brush.”
They’re curious markings because Charles Lamb’s journal records how he received lessons from Bill Richmond to toughen up for the fight to help save Mother Nature.