Every new lamb is following its mother around learning the finer techniques of grazing: Which types of grass are the most tender and delicious, and which weeds should be avoided at all costs. But right now, the occasional annoying thistles aren't up yet and the poisonous milkweed is nowhere to be seen. The grass right now is the equivalent of a baby lettuce salad.
But it's important not to have too much too soon and so, initially, the flock spends only a few hours a day on the lush green grass. Tummies that are accustomed to a winter diet of hay need to adjust slowly.