KMC 24001

Offered for sale as a 50% record-able Katahdin ram lamb $375

Chunky ram lamb with red dot markings. He 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. He is purebred, but only recordable at 50%. The fact that he is a myostatin gene carrier hints that he’s got BC H 973 in his sire’s background somewhere (not his direct sire, but perhaps grandsire or great grandsire). Maternal grandsire was a ram we West Coasters got to borrow from the USDA Research Station in Booneville, AR, so that brings some fresh genetics to the PNW.

EBVs from 2024 lamb crop birth data. (EBVs are lower than expected because the sire component averaged in has zeroes.) Photo taken May 2024. He will be weaned early June and ready to go to a new home and start breeding this summer/fall!

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.322 0.943 2.093 6% 12% 0.187 0.00 118.54 102.88

 

KMC 24001
Single birth
DOB: 1/2/24
QR  at codon 171
TMEM154 2,4 (highly susceptible)
Myostatin gene carrier
Unknown Unknown Unknown
Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown
KMC 21034 USD19094 BC E 836-33
USD17008
KMC18079 KMC 7045
KMC 4051

 

KMC 24013

Offered for sale as a 50% record-able Katahdin ram lamb $425

Big beefy ram lamb with a really rare dilute/fawn roan/pinto coat pattern. His dam is a red roan. He 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. He is purebred, but only recordable at 50%. The fact that he is a myostatin gene carrier hints that he’s got BC H 973 in his sire’s background somewhere (not his direct sire, but perhaps grandsire or great grandsire).

EBVs from 2024 lamb crop birth data. (EBVs are lower than expected because the sire component averaged in has zeroes.) Photo taken May 2024. He will be weaned early June and ready to go to a new home and start breeding this summer/fall!

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.427 1.828 3.320 2% 11% 0.330 0.756 120.89 102.02

 

KMC 24013
Twin birth
DOB: 1/11/24
QR  at codon 171
TMEM154 1,4 (less susceptible)
Myostatin gene carrier
Unknown Unknown Unknown
Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown
KMC 18079 KMC 7045 KMC5071
MRL358
KMC4051 WRN006
ADS0038

 

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 18114

Offered for sale as a purebred, registered Katahdin ewe, $425, exposed

Flashy mahogany and white pinto ewe.  Good growth, survival and milk, but low prolificacy, 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 Misty River Farm (Mary Bakko, Moses Lake, now retired), Birch Cove Farm (David Coplen, Missouri),  Thistle Grove Farm (John Bare, DVM, Iowa), KRK (Karen Kenagy, Oregon), plus my own genetics. Lambing record starting as a two year old: 1/0, 2/2, 1/1, 2/2. (Her yearling loss was a fence accident, no fault of her own.) She is NSIP Maternal Certified.

Photo taken September 2023. EBVs from 2023 lamb crop EPWWT data.  She is NSIP genotyped. She has been exposed/bred to GBR1008 (from Gibraltar Farm in New York) and is slated to lamb in April 2024.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.563 2.292 2.367 -11% 12% -0.038 0.977 116.56 103.77
KMC18114
Twin birth
DOB: 4/15/18
RR at Codon 171
OPP 1,3HS
KMC7045 KMC5071 KMC2022
BC C 291
MRL358 MRL313RR
MRL204
MRL373 KMC5043 JRB14007
KMC2003
MRL271 KRK2123RR
MRL204

 

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

 

KMC 23147

Offered for sale as a purebred, register-able Katahdin ram lamb, $475

Short coated buckskin ram. Strong EBVs across the board. Sire is one of the top EBV rams (IMO!) born at Karen Kenagy’s in 2022; and dam is a blend of my genetics and Birch Cove Farm (David Coplen, MO). A note of caution: his birthweight score is on the high side, which is a common artifact with high growth metric rams. If you are a hands-off lambing operation or you feed  your ewes really well during pregnancy, you may want to consider a ram with a lower BWT value.

Photo taken August 2023. EBVs from 2023 EPWWT data. Ram is NSIP Maternal and Stud Certified. He is weaned and ready to start breeding right away!

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.631 2.290 4.524 11% 16% 0.571 1.683 128.85 103.99
KMC23147
Single birth
DOB: 4/16/23
RR at Codon 171
OPP TC Susceptible
KRK18560 KRK7107 VJ7066
KRK2057
KRK18185 KRK3317
KRK7993
KMC19041 KMC7108 JRB14007
KMC3044
BC C 279 FAH 12-118
BC Z 104-13

 

KMC 23059

Offered for sale as a purebred, register-able Katahdin ram lamb, $400

Substantial and very well built chocolate ram. Good EBVs, very high on prolificacy.  A blend of local and my genetics, Birch Cove (David Coplen, Missouri) and Thistle Grove Farm (John Bare, DVM, Iowa).

Photo taken August 2023. EBVs from 2023 EPWWT data. Ram is NSIP Maternal Certified. He is weaned and ready to start breeding right away!

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.280 2.434 3.752 23% 18% 0.323 1.098 129.32 103.70
KMC23059
Quad birth
DOB: 2/28/23
Not DNA tested
KMC22035 BC H 973 BC G 933
BC D 337-22
KMC19041 KMC 7018
BC C 279
KMC18109 KMC7018 JRB14007
KMC3044
WAI1406 WAI1324
WAI001A

 

KMC 23145

Offered for sale as a purebred, register-able Katahdin ram lamb, $400

Smooth coated red ram with a brockle face. Moderate and balanced EBVs across the board. Sire is one of the top EBV rams (IMO!) born at Karen Kenagy’s in 2022; and dam traces back to Thistle Grove Farm (John Bare, DVM in Iowa) and there is a Dorper upgrade way back in the maternal side of this pedigree.

Photo taken August 2023. EBVs from 2023 EPWWT data. Ram is NSIP Maternal and Stud Certified. He is weaned and ready to start breeding right away!

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.585 2.260 3.662 12% 16% 0.436 1.285 125.52 103.74
KMC23145
Twin birth
DOB: 4/2/23
Not DNA tested
KRK18560 KRK7107 VJ7066
KRK2057
KRK18185 KRK3317
KRK7993
KMC5100 JRB14007 MOF1107
JRB1232
KMC3043 KMC0024
HHS107

 

KMC 23157

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

Blocky solid chocolate ram. Solid EBVs across the board, good growth and quite high on prolificacy and survival, so be prepared for triplets from is daughters.  Pedigree is heavy on Birch Cove (David Coplen, Missouri) plus a little from Lynn Fahrmeier in Missouri and my own genetics.

Photo taken August 2023. EBVs from 2023 EPWWT data. Ram is NSIP Stud Certified. He is weaned and ready to start breeding right away!

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.161 2.603 5.053 29% 23% 0.032 0.603 138.05 104.47
KMC23157
Single birth
DOB: 4/24/23
RR at Codon 171
OPP TC Susceptible
KMC22064 BC H 973 BC G 933
BC D 337-22
KMC18073 KMC7018
KMC2033
KMC22080 PTK21045 BC D 749-33
FAH 19-191
KMC20054 KMC19098
KMC18104