KMC 4041

Offered for sale as a registered ewe $300

This is a pretty red ewe with classic Katahdin type and a very full rumen capacity built just for forage.  She has been a good mother, but has had a couple of bad luck incidents. She lost one of her twins her first year due to clostridium. This year, one of her twins died suddenly from something, either clostridium, accident or toxic plant exposure. He was a big, healthy ram and had a stomach full of milk, so something killed him quick not long after he had a good meal. 🙁 I don’t hold either loss against her; and am only reluctantly letting her go because she is five and on the lower end of the EBV index. She has moderate EBVs across the board and is a little low on milk, but raised triplets successfully in 2018. She can make someone a good foundation stock ewe and should lamb for another five+ years easily. Her pedigree is mostly KRK, but her maternal grandsire is from very old Washington Kathadin stock- Bert Martineau’s line; which is now retired.

Photo taken June 2019. EBVs from 2019 lamb crop WWT data.  Lambing record starting as a two-year-old: 2/1, 2/2, 3/3, 2/1. Her lamb is weaned and she is ready to go to a new home today.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.224 1.202 2.050 6% -3% 0.193 -0.059 101.22 98.59
KMC 4041
Twin birth
DOB: 4/6/14
QR or RR at codon 171
WRN006 KRK0168 KRK905
VJ8135
BME006 KRK857
KRK0856
KMC1030 BLM417 BRM1AA
BLM0479
JJK0010 KRK640
KRK4141

 

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