KMC 24025

Offered for sale as a purebred, record-able Katahdin ewelamb $300

This is one chubby bunny white ewelamb!  She is the result of an accidental breeding last August, so any of my sixty-some ram lambs here at that time would have been candidate sires. She is purebred, but only recordable at 50%. Her dam traces back to Birch Cove (David Copen, Missouri) and my own genetics.

Photo taken May 2024 .  EBVs from 2024 BWT data. (EBVs are lower than expected because the sire component averaged in has zeroes.) She can be weaned and ready to go to a new home in June.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.107 1.103 1.861 9% 14% 0.00 0.00 117.87 102.89
KMC24025
Twin birth
DOB: 2/4/24
RR at codon  171
OPP 1,4 Less Susceptible
Myostatin carrier
Unknown Unknown Unknown
Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown
KMC 23130 KMC 22035 BC H 973
KMC19041
KMC 20136 BC H 973
KMC19055

 

KMC 24006

Offered for sale as a purebred, record-able Katahdin ewelamb $300

Feminine red ewelamb.  She is the result of an accidental breeding last August, so any of my sixty-some ram lambs here at that time would have been candidate sires. She is purebred, but only recordable at 50%. Her dam traces back to Thistle Grove Farm (John Bare DVM Iowa) and my own genetics.

Photo taken May 2024.  EBVs from 2024 BWT data. (EBVs are lower than expected because the sire component averaged in has zeroes.) She will be weaned and ready to go to a new home in June.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.363 1.520 2.022 12% 8% -0.022 0.00 111.51 101.45
KMC24006
Single birth
DOB: 1/2/24
QR at codon  171
OPP 3,4 Highly Susceptible
Myostatin carrier
Unknown Unknown Unknown
Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown
KMC 19017 KMC7018 JRB14007
KMC3044
KMC3004 KMC0024
KMC1029

 

KMC 24003

Offered for sale as a purebred, record-able Katahdin ewelamb $350

Classic white ewe. ¬†She is the result of an accidental breeding last August, so any of my sixty-some ram lambs here at that time would have been candidate sires. She is purebred, but only recordable at 50%. Her dam traces back to Birch Cove (David Copen, Missouri) and my own genetics. A super cool factoid: she is homozygous for the myostatin “double muscling” gene that’s been brought into our gene pool from Texel upgrades. I can already see the difference in the beefiness of her back end, compared to her carrier sibling.

Photo taken May 2024 (she is the one on the right, pictured with her twin sib).  EBVs from 2024 BWT data. (EBVs are lower than expected because the sire component averaged in has zeroes.)She will be weaned and ready to go to a new home in June.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.225 1.244 1.810 7% 14% 0.064 0.00 117.67 103.16
KMC24003
Twin birth
DOB: 1/2/24
RR at codon  171
OPP 1,4 Less Susceptible
Myostatin homozygous 
Unknown Unknown Unknown
Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown
KMC 20136 BC H 973 BC G 933
BC D 337-22
KMC19055 KMC7045
KMC5096

 

KMC 24002

Offered for sale as a purebred, record-able Katahdin ewelamb $300

Classic white ewe.  She is the result of an accidental breeding last August, so any of my sixty-some ram lambs here at that time would have been candidate sires. She is purebred, but only recordable at 50%. Her dam traces back to Birch Cove (David Copen, Missouri) and my own genetics.

Photo taken May 2024 (she is the one on the left, pictured with her twin sib).  EBVs from 2024 BWT data. (EBVs are lower than expected because the sire component averaged in has zeroes.) She will be weaned and ready to go to a new home in June.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.209 1.309 1.931 7% 14% 0.064 0.00 118.50 103.21
KMC24002
Twin birth
DOB: 1/2/24
RR at codon  171
OPP 1,4 Less Susceptible
Myostatin carrier
Unknown Unknown Unknown
Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown
KMC 20136 BC H 973 BC G 933
BC D 337-22
KMC19055 KMC7045
KMC5096

 

KMC 23111

Offered for sale as a purebred, register-able Katahdin yearling ewe $925 with twin ewelambs at side

Classic white ewe. Solid EBVs, she should be a strong producer of butcher lambs and replacement ewes. A mix of Birch Cove (David Coplen, Missouri), Karen Kenagy (Oregon) and an old White Post ram way back there!

Photo taken May 2024.  EBVs from 2024 BWT data. She has twin ewelambs at side, born 4/22/24. They were born during cleanup ram timeframe so not sure of sire. Selling them as commercial/ 50% record-able, but for an added price I could DNA test them and determine sire so they could be registered. Sold as a set at this price through 6/30. Lambs will be weaned in August and can go separately.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.375 2.195 3.796 14% 17% 0.531 1.536 131.71 104.06
KMC23111
Twin birth
DOB: 3/6/23
QQ at codon  171
OPP TC Susceptible
Myostatin carrier
KMC22035 BC H 973 BC G 933
BC D 337-22
KMC19041 KMC 7018
BC C 279
WAI1550 KRK723 SWP05-139
KRK5182
DWB12A KRK977
AV0155

 

KMC 23094

Offered for sale as a purebred, register-able Katahdin yearling ewe $350

Very framey white ewe. Rock solid EBVs, she should be a strong producer of butcher lambs and replacement ewes. A mix of Birch Cove (David Coplen, Missouri), Thistle Grove Farm (John Bare, DVM Iowa) and a USDA ram we were lucky to borrow on the west coast for a year.

Photo taken May 2024.  EBVs from 2024 BWT data. This ewe is open and ready to go to a new home and breed this fall.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.567 2.531 3.926 19% 18% 0.347 1.358 132.49 104.02
KMC23094
Triplet birth
DOB: 3/4/23
RR at codon  171
OPP TC Less Susceptible
Myostatin carrier
KMC22035 BC H 973 BC G 933
BC D 337-22
KMC19041 KMC 7018
BC C 279
KMC21106 USD19094 BC E 836-33
USD17008
KMC6043 JRB14007
KMC5095

 

KMC 21047

Offered for sale as a purebred, registered Katahdin ewe, $805 with twin lambs at side

Sturdy black-faced ewe.¬† Balanced but modest EBVs except she comes from a high prolificacy dam line. Pedigree is a blend of Birch Cove Farm (David Coplen, Missouri), Lyn Fahrmeier (Missouri), Misty River Farm (Mary Bakko, Moses Lake, now retired), and KRK (Karen Kenagy, Oregon). Lambing record starting as a yearling: 2/1, 2/0, 2/2.¬†She had some bad luck, lost one twin to clostridium in 2022 (no fault of hers), and had a twin pregnancy in 2023, one fetus perished early and the other lamb was big and died of dystocia during a night birth. This year she’s doing great with a set of twins.

Photo taken May 2024. EBVs from 2024 lamb crop BWT data.  She is NSIP genotyped. She has a ewe and ram lamb at side, both white, born 4/8/24 sired by KRK18560. Sold as a set at this price before 6/30 with the ram lamb wethered. For an additional fee he can go intact and register-able. Prices will go up in July and the lambs will be weaned in August and they can go separately.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.040 1.602 2.551 21% 10% 0.464 0.772 117.88 101.70
KMC21047
Twin birth
DOB: 4/12/21
RR at Codon 171
OPP 1,4 Less Susceptible
Myostatin gene carrier
BC H 973 BC G 933-22 BC F 895-22
BC D 341-22
BC D 337-22 FAH 12-118
BC A 146-21
MRL329 KRK2123RR KRK0845
VJ8086
MRL271 KRK2123RR
MRL205

 

KMC 23076

Offered for sale as a registerable Katahdin yearling ewe with ewelamb at side $575

Tall, framey chocolate ewe. Solid EBVs across the board, but not terribly high in NLB, for those who want to steer clear of triplets. Blend of Birch Cove (David Coplen, Missouri) as well as local genetics in this pedigree.

EBVs from 2024 lamb crop birth data. Photo taken February 2024. She is NSIP Maternal and Stud Certified.¬† She has a flashy chocolate/black roan/spotted ewelamb at side. This was the result of an accidental breeding with a large mob of rams. I will DNA test the lamb and pass along the sire info it it’s identifiable, otherwise the lambs can be recorded as 50% and upgraded (I hope to know by late April, as the turnaround time for NSIP DNA is slow).

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.351 2.656 4.36 7% 18% 0.362 1.418 133.97 104.58

 

KMC 23076
Twin birth
DOB: 3/3/23
QR or RR at codon 171 (by parentage)
KMC 22035 BC H 973 BC G 933-22
BC D 337-22
KMC19041 KMC 7018
BC C 279
KMC 20074 KMC 7045 KMC5071
MRL358
WAI1550 KRK723
DWB12A

 

KMC 23130

Offered for sale as a registerable Katahdin yearling ewe with ewelamb at side $575

Classic white ewe, with solid EBVs across the board, but not terribly high in NLB, for those who want to steer clear of triplets. She is line bred on BC C 973, but the rest of her pedigree is diverse. Lots of Birch Cove (David Coplen, Missouri) as well as local genetics in this pedigree.

EBVs from 2024 lamb crop birth data. Photo taken July 2023. She is NSIP Maternal and Stud Certified. She is all grown up and has a white ewelamb at side. These were the result of an accidental breeding with a large mob of ram lambs. So the lamb is purebred, but I don’t know the sire, and she can be recorded at 50%.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.489 2.871 4.295 9% 20% 0.509 1.457 132.32 104.97

 

KMC 23130
Twin birth
DOB: 3/16/23
QR or RR at codon 171 (by parentage)
KMC 22035 BC H 973 BC G 933-22
BC D 337-22
KMC19041 KMC 7018
BC C 279
KMC 20136 BC H 973 BC G 933-22
BC D 337-22
KMC19055 KMC7045
KMC5096

 

KMC 18041

Offered for sale as a purebred, registered Katahdin ewe, $480 w/ grower ram at side

Flashy chocolate and white pinto ewe.¬† Her EBVs are modest across the board, which is why I’m selling her, her scores are just a little low to stay on my keeper list. But she is a good mother and has many years of lambing left in her.¬† Pedigree is a blend of Birch Cove Farm (David Coplen, Missouri), Carl Ginapp (Iowa, now retired from sheep), and line bred on a ram tracing back to KRK (Karen Kenagy, Oregon), plus my own genetics. Lambing record starting as a yearling: 1/1, 2/2, 1/1, 2/1, 2/1, 1/1. (2022 she had 1 stillborn, 2023, I grafted one to another ewe in a moment of chaos management, though she may have been able to raise it fine had I had time to deal with whatever was going on that was separating them.)

Photo taken September 2023. EBVs from 2023 lamb crop EPWWT data.  She is NSIP genotyped. She has a white single ram lamb at side this year, sired by KRK18560, born 4/8/24. They can go as a pair for $480 with the ram wethered to be a grower before 6/30. Or for additional cost I can leave the ram intact and sell as registered. Prices will go up in July, and ram will be weaned in August and they can go separately.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.186 0.537 0.836 2% 2% -0.194 -0.427 101.28 100.19
KMC18041
Twin birth
DOB: 4/8/18
QR at Codon 171
OPP 1,1LS
KMC5088 WRN006 KRK00168
BME006
BC C 298 CMG10019
BC T 14-33
KMC5005 WRN006 KRK00168
BME006
KMC3015 KMC2022
KMC002