In the early hours of the morning a ewe was heavily in labour but nothing was happening.
The farmer, fearing a less than uncomplicated delivery, rang the vets’ emergency call out number on his mobile phone only to find it was answered by a locum vet he had never spoken to before.
“This ewe is lambing and I think something’s going wrong,” shouted the farmer down the phone.
“Is this her first lamb?” asked the vet.
“No, you idiot!” screamed the farmer. “This is the farmer!”