KMC 4041

Offered for sale as a registered ewe $375, exposed to a ram 

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. In 2019, 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 four+ 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 from winter 2018. EBVs from 2019 lamb crop PWWT data.  Lambing record starting as a two-year-old: 2/1, 2/2, 3/3, 2/1. This ewe has been exposed to a ram (KMC 19098) and is due in March 2020. She will likely twin, so this is a great opportunity to potentially get three for the price of one!

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.222 1.207 2.083 5% -4% 0.185 -0.066 101.24 98.50
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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