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MRL 358

Offered for sale as a pet Katahdin ewe $275

This girl is at the end of her line for raising lambs, her milk supply is too compromised to even raise one lamb successfully. She came from Mary Bakko in Moses Lake, who retired from sheep a few years ago.  She was part of a smaller flock and she is very gentle and calm. She should live well into her teens, and would like to retire at a pet home! Photo taken June 2022.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
MRL358
Twin birth
DOB: 3/10/15
 

 

KMC 22103

Offered for sale as a purebred register-able Katahdin ram lamb, $500

Nice, solid white ram lamb. He’s got really strong EBVs across the board, this is a very good set of genetics. Dam traces back to Birch Cove Farm (David Coplen, Missouri) and Thistle Grove Farm (John Bare, DVM, Iowa). Sire is from Birch Cove, he is one of the nicest EBV rams in the country right now, with strong, proven data behind him. We are lucky to have him here on the west coast and he’s going to be an influencer for some time to come.

Photo taken June 2022. This guy was born a quad to a dam who has a damaged udder from past subclinical mastitis. So I orphan-reared two of her lambs to reduce her burden. This guy is trained to the teat bucket and will be weaned off milk late June. He is eating creep and alfalfa well. He will need some time to transition/ train to eat grass (ideally with some other sheep to model), as he’s been indoors since birth.  Note despite being an orphan-rear, he is not tame (has hasn’t been bottle/hand fed, rather has been drinking from the teat bucket since 1 day old). So there is no concern about him becoming aggressive or hard to handle as an adult. He can go to a new home any time and will be ready to breed this fall.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.393 3.171 5.017 25% 16% 0.195 1.150 131.94
KMC22103
Quad birth
DOB: 4/25/22
RR at Codon 171 (by parentage)
BC H 973 BC G 933 BC F 895-22
BC D 341-22
BC D 337-22 FAH 12-118
BC A 146-21
KMC18104 KMC7018 JRB14007
KMC3044
BC C 291 JRB1231
BC Z 067-13

 

KMC 22101

Offered for sale as a purebred Katahdin ewelamb, $325

Cute red brockle-faced ewelamb. She’s got really strong EBVs across the board, this is a very good set of genetics. Dam traces back to Birch Cove Farm (David Coplen, Missouri) and Thistle Grove Farm (John Bare, DVM, Iowa). Sire is from Birch Cove, he is one of the nicest EBV rams in the country right now, with strong, proven data behind him. We are lucky to have him here on the west coast and he’s going to be an influencer for some time to come.

Photo taken June 2022. This girl was born a quad to a dam who has a damaged udder from past subclinical mastitis. So I orphan-reared two of her lambs to reduce her burden. This girl is trained to the teat bucket and will be weaned off milk late June. She is eating creep and alfalfa well. She will need some time to transition/ train to eat grass (ideally with some other sheep to model), as she’s been indoors since birth.  She can go to a new home any time.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.346 3.054 4.889 25% 16% 0.195 1.150 131.76
KMC22101
Quad birth
DOB: 4/25/22
RR at Codon 171 (by parentage)
BC H 973 BC G 933 BC F 895-22
BC D 341-22
BC D 337-22 FAH 12-118
BC A 146-21
KMC18104 KMC7018 JRB14007
KMC3044
BC C 291 JRB1231
BC Z 067-13

 

KMC 19060

Offered for sale as a pet Katahdin ewe $275

Well-conditioned three-year-old white ewe. She early-aborted twins last year and did not conceive this year, so may have ongoing maternal problems. Selling her at pet/cull price. She is in prime condition and will make a beautiful lawnmower or pet. Photo taken May 2022.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
KMC19060
Twin birth
DOB: 4/6/19
 

 

KMC 6078

Offered for sale as a registered Katahdin ewe $900, with lambs at side

Big-bodied, classic white ewe. She’s a nice blend of out-of-town genetics, tracing back to Thistle Grove Farm (John Bare, DVM, in Iowa) and Birch Cove Farm (David Coplen, Missouri). Positive for growth, and really strong on prolificacy, survival and milk. Lambing record starting as a 2-year-old: 2/2, 2/2, 2/2, 3/1 (lost one, I orphaned one by choice), 3/2 (I grafted one by choice).

Photo taken May 2022. EBVs from 2022 lamb crop BWT data and includes the new Genomics run calculations, and this ewe has been genotyped. NSIP is currently not reporting the USA HAIR index, until it can be updated with the new Genomics calculations.  This ewe is being sold with white ram and white ewelamb at side, at this price through end of July.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.262 1.136 0.435 15% 12% 0.068 0.718 109.35
KMC6078
Twin birth
DOB: 4/12/16
RR at codon 171
CC OPP Susceptible
JRB14007 MOF1107 WJF0905
MOF4001
JRB1232 GF9329
JRB1034
BC C 291 JRB1231 GF398
JRB0941
BC Z 067-13 BC X 301
BC T 14-33

 

KMC 7100

Offered for sale as a registered Katahdin ewe with ram lamb at side $625

Nice white ewe with a good hair coat. Balanced EBVs across the board, modest on prolificacy so she may have singles some of the time and will be less likely to triplet. Really strong maternal behavior. This year I had a larger than normal number of stillborns (I believe due to grass tetany) and hers was one of them. I easily grafted a triplet lamb onto her from another set. She took it so readily she almost didn’t need to be in a stanchion.  Lambing record starting as a two-year-old: 2/2, 2/2, 2/2, 1/1

Her pedigree is a diverse set of out-of-town genes, tracing back to Thistle Grove Farm (John Bare DVM in Iowa), Misty Oaks Farm (Kathy Bielek in Ohio), White Post Farm (East Coast, now retired) and Aspen Mountain Farm (Aileen Scott Montana).

Photo taken May 2022. Sold with register-able white ram lamb at side through mid-August, at which time he will be weaned and they can be sold separately. The nice thing about this ram lamb is since he’s a graft, he’s only loosely related to her and can be bred back to her in the fall. See below for a photo of him, as well as a picture of what the pedigree of their lambs would look like, with linebreeding marked in peach. He’s got really nice EBVs.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.222 1.071 1.140 2% 6% -0.126 0.509 106.30
KMC7100
Twin birth
DOB: 4/17/17
RR at Codon 171
PP Polled Horn Gene
TC OPP Susceptible
JRB14007 MOF1107 WJF0905
MOF4001
JRB1232 GF9329
JRB1034
KMC3055 SJG494 SWP06-214 CORNERSTONE
SJG78
ADS0038 RIT456
ADS0023

KMC 22132

Offered for sale as a purebred Katahdin ewelamb, $550 at side of dam

Beefy little white ewelamb with brown spots. She’s got really strong EBVs across the board, this is a very good set of genetics. Dam traces back to Birch Cove Farm (David Coplen, Missouri) and KRK (Karen Kenagy, Oregon) genetics. Sire is from Birch Cove, he is one of the strongest EBV rams in the country right now, with strong, proven data behind him. We are lucky to have him here on the west coast and he’s going to be an influencer for some time to come.

Photo taken May 2022. I’m selling this girl at the side of her dam (see her dam here) through early July, at which time she’ll be weaned and can be sold separately. Her dam has a compromised milk supply, so this lamb is being raised by her and is nursing, but is also supplementing herself on a teat bucket and a creep pen with grain and alfalfa. She is growing well and will be a good breeder.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.322 2.490 3.918 13% 17% 0.125 0.884 129.34
KMC22132
Twin birth
DOB: 5/8/22
RR at Codon 171 (by parentage)
BC H 973 BC G 933 BC F 895-22
BC D 341-22
BC D 337-22 FAH 12-118
BC A 146-21
KMC7063 KMC5071 KMC2022
BC C 291
MRL231 KRK921
KRK936

 

KMC 7063

Offered for sale as a pet Katahdin ewe with ewelamb at side $550

Nice white ewe with strong and balanced EBVs across the board. Really good maternal behavior, but she’s got compromised milk production,  due to subclinical mastitis developing over the last three years. So if she’s bred again, her lambs will need to be trained to supplement off a teat bucket. Otherwise she’ll make a nice pasture pet. Lambing record starting as a yearling: 1/1, 2/2, 2/1, 2/0, 2/0.

Photo taken May 2022. She has a nice ewelamb at side (see lamb here), born 5/8/22, who’s trained to the teat bucket, and could be weaned onto creep feed early July. They can go together at this price before July 9th. After that I will wean the lamb and sell them separately.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.239 1.549 2.50 6% 10% -0.189 0.170 115.67
KMC7063
Twin birth
DOB: 4/10/17
RR at Codon 171
PP Polled Horn Gene
TT OPP Resistance 
KMC5071 KMC2022 KMC0024
JJK0010
BC C 291 JRB1231
BC Z 067-13
MRL231 KRK921 VJ7066
KRK5184
KRK936 KRK725
KRK614

 

KMC 19063

Offered for sale as a pet Katahdin ewe $275

Beautiful buckskin ewe with a brockle face. She hasn’t lambed in three seasons, so must be one of those rare ones that’s got a fertility problem and is not likely to ever conceive. Selling her at pet/cull price. She is in prime condition and will make a beautiful lawnmower or pet. Photo taken May 2022.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
KMC19063
Twin birth
DOB: 4/7/19
 

 

KMC 2011

Offered for sale as a pet Katahdin ewe $275

Sweet and gentle old wheaten colored girl who’s had lots of lambs here in her lifetime.  Good hair coat. Her performance is starting to dwindle here, but she could be bred again in a more generous feeding environment at a small homestead. Or she can just retire and live out her days as a lawmower. Lambing record starting as a yearling: 1/1, 2/2, 2/2, 3/3, 2/2, 3/2, 3/2, 2/0, 3/2, 2/0. She was capable of raising triplets as a young ewe, but in her later years, I pulled one and let her raise twins. Twice she’s aborted twins early, including this year, so this could be a signal that her productive years are winding down. But she does have really good genetics, especially for prolifacy.

Photo taken May 2022. EBVs from 2022 lamb crop BWT data and includes the new Genomics run calculations, and this ewe has been genotyped. NSIP is currently not reporting the USA HAIR index, until it can be updated with the new Genomics calculations.  This ewe can go to a new home any time.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
-0.040 0.926 1.588 10% 17% -0.344 0.098 119.02
KMC2011
Twin birth
DOB: 4/6/12
RR at codon 171
CC OPP susceptible
SJG494 SWP06-214 CORNERSTONE SWP05-137
SWP05-122
SJG78 PAS28L
SJG60
KMC1029 BLM417 BRM1AA
BLM0479
JJK0010 KRK640
KRK4141