A SHEEP who is "too fat" had to be rescued after getting stuck between a compost heap and a fence.

Two-year-old Yum Yum the sheep found itself rammed on Rollestone Road, in Holbury, at 9.27am today.

Two animal rescue experts came to the sheep's rescue, and managed to get Yum Yum out just after 10am.

The sheep was uninjured and is now hitting the hay with best friend Tasty.

A spokesperson for Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "Yum Yum is a bit too fat and got stuck.

"We got the sheep out and now Yum Yum has been left in the care of its owner."