KMC 21058

Offered for sale as a purebred, register-able  Katahdin ram lamb $375

Classic white ram lamb with some black spotting. Modest on growth, but strong on prolificacy, survival and milk; this is a “maternal ram” built to produce replacement ewes. He is on the small side due to being a triplet, but his scrotal circumference is pretty decent, indicating early maturity genes. So I think he’ll be able to service a small group of ewes just fine.

This ram’s sire is a very strong ram from David Coplen (Birch Cove Farm, Missouri). This sire has a Texel thee generations back. David’s crossing-in benefits us with heterosis and the double-muscling gene from Texels. The tradeoff is some setback in shedding, but this is easily recovered from in subsequent generations. ¬†His sire is an upgrade, a B coat, but most of his offspring are good shedders; and this ram lamb can be fully registered.¬† His maternal line traces back to KRK genetics plus more Birch Cove.

Photo from September 2021. EBVs from 2021 EPWWT data. This ram is weaned and ready to start breeding today.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.205 0.973 0.989 13% 9% 0.282 1.169 117.22 106.20
KMC 21058
Triplet  birth
DOB: 4/14/21
Unknown DNA at codon 171 
BC H 973 (87.5% Recorded) BC G 933-22 (75%) BC F 985-22 (50% Texel)
BC D 341-22
BC D 337-22 FAH 12-118
BC A 146-21 (75%)
KMC6098 KMC5088 WRN006
BC C 298
MRL315 KRK2123RR
KRK936

 

KMC 21130

Offered for sale as a purebred  Katahdin ram lamb $400

Dilute chocolate ram. Sired by a framey, dark chocolate ram from Birch Cove Farm (David Coplen, Missouri). Dam traces to KRK genetics and Morgan Ensor’s stock. Balanced and moderate EBVs with good survival, this guy is teed-up to throw good replacement ewes as well as good butcher lambs.

Photo from September 2021.   EBVs from 2021 EPWWT data. This ram is register-able, weaned and ready to start breeding today.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.262 1.141 1.771 6% 13% 0.059 0.479 116.75 105.54
KMC 21130
Single birth
DOB: 6/11/21
RR at codon 171
BC H 974 BC E 856-32 FAH15-007
BC W 74022
BC Z 095-13 BC Z X301
CMG10005
WAI1406 WAI1324 KRK723
DWB13A
WAI001A BME004
WAI001P

 

KMC 21121

Offered for sale as a purebred  Katahdin ram lamb $375

Classic white ram lamb with a very clean shedding hair coat as a lamb. Dam traces back to Misty River Farm (Mary Bakko, now retired).¬† We in the PNW have been lucky to borrow a ram from the USDA Research Station in Booneville, AR; Dr. Joan Burke is lending him to our region so that we can get better linkage to the “cluster” of flocks in the Midwest/South. He’s been on a tour through Idaho and Oregon, and made a stop here last winter to be used in my flock, and he’s headed East now. Take advantage of some great out-of-state genetics! This ram is positive on growth, moderate on number of lambs born, and very strong on survival and milk. More of a “maternal ram”, he’ll give you good replacement ewe daughters while still producing good butcher lambs.

Photo from September 2021.   EBVs from 2021 EPWWT data. This ram is register-able and is weaned and ready to start breeding today!

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.577 1.013 1.512 6% 13% 0.459 1.406 117.67 108.40
KMC 21121
Single birth
DOB: 5/3/21
RR at codon 171 (by parentage)
USD 19094 BC E 836-33 FAH12-118
BC Z 087-32
USD17008 WRI6028
USD14344
KMC20034 KMC19098 KMC7045
KMC2033
MRL315 KRK2123RR
KRK936

 

KMC 21073

Offered for sale as a purebred  Katahdin ram lamb $425

Classic white ram lamb. Dam traces back to Misty River Farm (Mary Bakko, now retired).¬† We in the PNW have been lucky to borrow a ram from the USDA Research Station in Booneville, AR; Dr. Joan Burke is lending him to our region so that we can get better linkage to the “cluster” of flocks in the Midwest/South. He’s been on a tour through Idaho and Oregon, and made a stop here last winter to be used in my flock, and he’s headed East now. Take advantage of some great out-of-state genetics! This ram is strong on growth and survival, moderate on prolificacy, and a rock star for milk. He’ll make a good terminal sire as well as a replacement ewe producer.

Photo from September 2021.   EBVs from 2021 EPWWT data. This ram is register-able and is weaned and ready to start breeding today!

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.580 1.657 2.495 8% 17% 0.233 1.161 123.82 109.67
KMC 21073
Twin  birth
DOB: 4/17/21
QR or RR at codon 171 (by parentage)
USD 19094 BC E 836-33 FAH12-118
BC Z 087-32
USD17008 WRI6028
USD14344
KMC19085 KMC7045 KMC5017
MRL358
KMC6098 KMC5088
MRL315

 

KMC 21113

Offered for sale as a purebred  Katahdin ewelamb $275

Well-put-together white ewelamb. Dam traces back to Thistle Grove Farm (John Bare DVM, Iowa) and Misty River Farm (Mary Bakko, Moses Lake, now retired).¬†We in the PNW have been lucky to borrow a ram from the USDA Research Station in Booneville, AR; Dr. Joan Burke is lending him to our region so that we can get better linkage to the “cluster” of flocks in the Midwest/South. He’s been on a tour through Idaho and Oregon, and made a stop here last winter to be used in my flock, and he’s headed East now. Take advantage of some great out-of-state genetics! The sire has very strong milk and survival, but his scores have dropped a bit on growth and survival. This girl’s dam is the opposite; so she’s very strong everywhere except NLB, where she’ll trend away from triplets and may sometimes single.

Photo from June 2021 with his dam.   EBVs from 2021 WWT data. This ewelamb  is register-able, weaned and ready to go to a new home today!

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.499 2.949 5.679 1% 14% 0.126 0.999 127.65 108.41
KMC 2113
Single birth
DOB: 4/23/21
QR or RR at codon 171 (by parentage)
USD 19094 BC E 836-33 FAH12-118
BC Z 087-32
USD17008 WRI6028
USD14344
KMC19075 KMC7045 KMC5071
MRL358
KMC7034 JRB14007
KMC3032

KMC 21096

Offered for sale as a purebred  Katahdin ewelamb $275

Feminine¬† white ewelamb. Good EBVs for growth, survival and milk; but lower on prolificacy, she’ll tend towards singles/twins and away from triplets. Sired by a framey, dark chocolate ram from Birch Cove Farm (David Coplen, Missouri). Dam traces to Misty River Farm (Mary Bakko, Moses Lake, now retired) and Just Plain Sheep (Jody Ouradnik, Eastern WA, now retired).

Photo from July 2021.   EBVs from 2021 EPWWT data. This ewelamb is register-able, weaned, and ready to go to a new home today!

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.293 1.720 2.329 1% 11% 0.030 0.578 116.98 106.11
KMC 21096
Twin birth
DOB: 4/20/21
QR or RR at codon 171 (by parentage)
BC H 974 BC E 856-32 FAH15-007
BC W 74022
BC Z 095-13 BC Z X301
CMG10005
KMC18058 KMC7045 KMC5071
MRL358
KMC2006 KMC1016
JPS60224

 

KMC 21093

Offered for sale as a purebred  Katahdin ewelamb $275

Feminine and tall white ewelamb. Balanced and positive EBVs across the board with high prolificacy. Sired by a framey, dark chocolate ram from Birch Cove Farm (David Coplen, Missouri). Dam traces to Thistle Grove Farm (John Bare DVM, Iowa) and local genetics.

Photo from July 2021.   EBVs from 2021 EPWWT data. This ewelamb is register-able, weaned, and ready to go to a new home today!

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.343 1.821 2.620 13% 14% 0.075 0.319 118.37 106.17
KMC 21093
Triplet birth
DOB: 4/20/21
RR at codon 171 (by parentage)
BC H 974 BC E 856-32 FAH15-007
BC W 74022
BC Z 095-13 BC Z X301
CMG10005
KMC18013 KMC7018 JRB14007
KMC3044
KMC5095 WRN006
KMC1041

 

KMC 21054

Offered for sale as a purebred  Katahdin ewelamb $275

Chunky red ewelamb with a bald face and white hind socks. Balanced and positive EBVs across the board. Sired by a framey, dark chocolate ram from Birch Cove Farm (David Coplen, Missouri). Dam traces to Thistle Grove Farm (John Bare DVM, Iowa) and Misty River Farm (Mary Bakko, Moses Lake, now retired).

Photo from July 2021.   EBVs from 2021 EPWWT data. This ewelamb is register-able, weaned, and ready to go to a new home today!

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.340 1.730 2.193 10% 14% -0.015 0.405 117.84 106.66
KMC 21054
Twin birth
DOB: 4/14/21
QR or RR at codon 171 (by parentage)
BC H 974 BC E 856-32 FAH15-007
BC W 74022
BC Z 095-13 BC Z X301
CMG10005
KMC19088 KMC7018 JRB14007
KMC3044
KMC7044 KMC5071
MRL358

 

KMC 21029

Offered for sale as a purebred  Katahdin ewelamb $275

Cute white ewelamb with black dots and panda face markings. She’s got modest but balanced EBVs across the board. Sired by a framey, dark chocolate ram from Birch Cove Farm (David Coplen, Missouri). Dam traces to Birch Cove Farm (David Coplen, Missouri) and Misty River Farm (Mary Bakko, Moses Lake, now retired).

Photo from July 2021.   EBVs from 2021 EPWWT data. This ewelamb is register-able, weaned, and ready to go to a new home today!

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.234 0.884 1.075 7% 7% 0.035 0.456 109.45 103.85
KMC 21029
Twin birth
DOB: 4/10/21
RR at codon 171

BC H 974 BC E 856-32 FAH15-007
BC W 74022
BC Z 095-13 BC Z X301
CMG10005
KMC18077 KMC5088 WRN006
BC C 298
MRL358 MRL313RR
MRL204

 

KMC 21107

Offered for sale as a purebred, record-able  Katahdin ram lamb $375

Really nice-sized red roan ram lamb. Very strong growth and milk scores, and moderate on prolificacy and survival. He should throw really strong growing butcher lambs, and replacement daughters that milk well but don’t often go to extremes with triplets.

This ram’s sire is a very strong ram from David Coplen (Birch Cove Farm, Missouri). This sire has a Texel thee generations back. David’s crossing-in benefits us with heterosis and the double-muscling gene from Texels. The tradeoff is some setback in shedding, but this is easily recovered from in subsequent generations. ¬†His sire is an upgrade, a B coat, but most of his offspring are good shedders; and this ram lamb can be fully registered.¬† His maternal grandsire is from Thistle Grove Farm (Dr. John Bare, DVM in Iowa), a dedicated grass-fed NSIP flock.

Photo from July 2021 with his sibling and dam (this ram is red-marked one on the right, his sib is the white one on the left).¬† It’s interesting to note these rams have a really high maternal weaning weight score (MWWT or maternal milk) and look how close they stay to their dam, even at 90 days of age! There is a correlation there, for sure; dams that keep their lambs close feed them more and they gain more weight, and all of this maternal and bonding behavior is genetic. EBVs from 2021 WWT data. This¬† ram is weaned and ready to start breeding today!

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.284 2.573 3.941 6% 7% 0.441 1.545 123.18 106.86
KMC 21107
Twin birth
DOB: 4/21/21
Unknown DNA at codon 171 (both parents are QR)
BC H 973 (87.5% Recorded) BC G 933-22 (75%) BC F 985-22 (50% Texel)
BC D 341-22
BC D 337-22 FAH 12-118
BC A 146-21 (75%)
KMC5084 JRB14007 MOF1107
JRB1232
KMC2006 KMC1016
JPS60224