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PTK 21020

Offered for sale as a proven, purebred, registered Katahdin ram $475

I bought two rams from Caleb Pirc in 2021, and have since gotten too many rams, so I’m letting one of them go! This is a nicely put together ram that holds condition well, and he is gentle and curious. He is not super strong on growth, and his NLB is average; but his milk score is very high, and survival is pretty good. He also has fairly strong parasite resistance scores compared to most of my flock- I don’t usually report them because I don’t do FECs on my own stock. But Caleb did, so this guy’s scores are more accurate. I used him for breeding in fall of 2021 and he is a proven sire and a good breeder, and threw some nice lambs.

Pedigree traces back to Birch Cove Farm (David Coplen, Missouri), Fahrmeier Katahdins (Missouri), KRK (Karen Kenagy, Oregon) and some other local genetics, plus a ram Caleb bought from me in 2018. He brings some nice out-of state genetics and diversity to the PNW. As you can see from the photo, he didn’t fully shed last summer, but I think next year he will.Ā  You can see the clean shiny coat underneath, this was just some clingy soft lamb wool that stuck around, but it’s a very thin layer.

Photo taken August 2022. EBVs from 2022 PWWT data lamb crop data. He has been NSIP genotyped. This ram is NSIP Stud Certified. He is ready to go to a new home and start breeding today.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.461 1.544 1.640 6% 11% 0.396 1.834 122.48 103.10
PTK 21020
Twin birth
DOB: 4/15/21
QR at Codon 171
TC OPP SusceptibleĀ 
BC D 749-33 FAH 12-118 WSK4298
FAH 11-013
BC Z 087-32 BC X 301
BC T 77-22
PTK19071 KMC18037 KMC7045
BC C 298
PTK18049 KRK7202
PTK0102

 

KMC 21117

Offered for sale as a registered Katahdin ewe $500, exposed

Tall and framey white yearling ewe going on 2 years old. Balanced but modest EBVs across the board; she should be a solid producer with no extremes.Ā  This pedigree captures genetics from Carl Ginapp (Iowa, now retired), Birch Cove Farm (David Coplen, Missouri), Fahrmeier Katahdins (Missouri), Misty River Farm (Mary Bakko, Moses Lake, now retired) and On the Lamb Farm (Sara Jo Gahm, Arlington). A good chance to capture some diverse genetics from long-time NSIP producers.

Photo taken November 2022. EBVs from 2022 lamb crop EPWWT data. This ewe is NSIP genotyped. She has been exposed to a ram since 9/20/22 and is expected to lamb in the March-April timeframe.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.003 0.886 1.840 -3% 6% -0.106 -0.051 111.18 101.48
KMC 21117
Twin birth
DOB: 4/30/21
RR at Codon 171
TT OPP Resistant
BC H 974 BC E 856-32 FAH15-007
BC Q 74-22
BC Z 095-13 BC Z X301
CMG10005
KMC5013 MRL246 MRL225RR
MRL155QR
KMC3033 SJG494
KMC1030

 

KMC 6098

Offered for sale as a registered Katahdin ewe $500, exposed

Stocky white six year old ewe. Very high milk score, moderate on prolificacy (though she’s still had three sets of triplets!) and a little low on growth EBVs. She is a calm and dedicated mother. This pedigree captures genetics from Carl Ginapp (Iowa, now retired), Birch Cove Farm (David Coplen, Missouri), and KRK (Karen Kenagy, Oregon). A good chance to capture some diverse genetics from long-time NSIP producers.

Lambing record starting as a 2-year-old: 2/2*, 2/1*, 3/2*, 3/3, 3/2. *These three years I grafted one of her lambs onto other ewes due to management decisions, not because she was doing anything wrong. In 2021 she raised triplets successfully, and in 2022 she had one stillborn triplet and raised the twins on her own.

Photo taken November 2022. EBVs from 2022 lamb crop EPWWT data. This ewe is NSIP genotyped. She has been exposed to a ram since 9/20/22 and is expected to lamb in the March-April timeframe.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.281 0.226 -0.602 6% 5% 0.446 1.377 104.39 101.45
KMC 6098
Twin birth
DOB: 4/21/16
RR at Codon 171
TT OPP Resistant
KMC5088 WRN006 KRK00168
BME006
BC C 298 CMG10019
BC T 14-33
MRL315 KRK2123RR KRK0845
VJ8086
KRK936 KRK725
KRK614

 

KMC 6070

Offered for sale as a registered Katahdin ewe $500, exposed

Stocky white six year old ewe. Strong growth and milk, with lower prolificacy in her EBVs; so she may steer away from triplets, though you can see she had them once! She is a calm and dedicated mother. This pedigree captures Thistle Grove farm (John Bare, DVM in Iowa), Carl Ginapp’s genetics (Iowa, now retired), Lynn Fahrmeier (Missouri), Birch Cove Farm (David Coplen, Missouri), Dosch Katahdins ( South Dakota, now retired) and some local genetics. A good chance to capture so-of-town genetics from long-time NSIP producers. Lambing record starting as a 2-year-old: 3/3, 2/1, 2/2, 1/1, 1/1

Photo taken November 2022. EBVs from 2022 lamb crop EPWWT data. This ewe is NSIP genotyped. She has been exposed to a ram since 9/20/22 and is expected to lamb in the March-April timeframe.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.514 2.120 3.119 -8% 2% -0.034 0.989 113.68 101.38
KMC 6070
Twin birth
DOB: 4/11/16
RR at Codon 171
TC OPP Susceptible
KMC5071 KMC2022 KMC0024
JJK0010
BC C 291 JRB1231
BC Z 067-13
BC C 298 CMG10019 TMD8-106
CMG236
BC T 14-33 FAH06037
BC9916-32

 

BC C 291

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

Sweet eight year old orange pinto ewe. Balanced, non-extreme EBVs across the board. Really strong maternal behavior, she is a calm and attentive mother. I bought her at the 2014 KHSI Expo in Nebraska from David Coplen (Birch Cove in Missouri). As she’s aged, her udder is losing productivity, so she can practically only raise a single. She can do well with her extra lambs staying with her but being taught to nurse off a teat bucket. She is robust and healthy, so I think can lamb for several more years, with some help with the feeding of her lambs. This pedigree captures Thistle Grove farm (John Bare, DVM in Iowa), Carl Ginapp’s genetics (Iowa, now retired), Lynn Fahrmeier (Missouri), plus a lot of Birch Cove. A good chance to capture some out-of-town genetics from a long-time NSIP producer. Lambing record starting as a yearling: 1/1, 2/2, 3/3, 2/2, 3/3, 3/2, 2/2, 1/1

Photo taken November 2022. EBVs from 2022 lamb crop EPWWT data. This ewe is NSIP genotyped. She has been exposed to a ram since 9/20/22 and is expected to lamb in the March-April timeframe.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.104 1.475 2.820 8% 8% -0.062 0.120 115.71 101.62
BC C 291
Twin birth
DOB: 2/24/14
QR at Codon 171
TC OPP Susceptible
JRB1231 GF9398 PAS1K
Y81
JRB0941 JRB0504
JRB0604
BC Z 067-13 BC X 301 CMG7029
BC S 163
BC T 14-33 FAH06037
BC9916-32

 

KMC 22113

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

Feminine whiteĀ  ewelamb with a little bit of fawn spotting. Positive EBVs across the board. Pedigree traces back to Birch Cove Farm (David Coplen, Missouri) and Misty River Farm (Mary Bakko, now retired) genetics. Sire is from Birch Cove, he is one of the strongest EBV rams in the country right now, withac strong, proven data behind him. We are lucky to have him here on the west coast and he’s going to be an influencer for some time to come. She is NSIP Maternal Certified.

Photo taken September 2022. EBVs from EPWWT data. This ewelamb is weaned and ready to go to a new home today. She has been exposed to a ram since 9/20/22 and may be bred to lamb as a yearling.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.055 1.329 2.638 8% 10% 0.165 0.829 122.82 102.46
KMC22113
Twin birth
DOB: 5/1/22
Q
R or RR at Codon 171
TC Susceptible OPP resistance
Carries the Myostatin (double muscling) gene
BC H 973 BC G 933 BC F 895-22
BC D 341-22
BC D 337-22 FAH 12-118
BC A 146-21
KMC4055 MRL246 MRL225RR
MRL155QR
KMC1029 BLM417
JJK0010

 

KMC 22023

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

Ample-bodied ewelamb with black freckles. Very solid EBVs across the board, this is a good maternal ewe. Pedigree traces back to Birch Cove Farm (David Coplen, Missouri), KRK (Karen Kenagy, Oregon) and Just Plain Sheep (Jody Ouradnik, now retired) genetics. Sire is from Birch Cove, he is one of the strongest EBV rams in the country right now, with strong, proven data behind him. We are lucky to have him here on the west coast and he’s going to be an influencer for some time to come.

Photo taken September 2022. EBVs from EPWWT data. This ewelamb is weaned and ready to go to a new home today. She has been exposed to a ram since 9/20/22 and may be bred to lamb as a yearling.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.282 1.124 2.185 11% 14% 0.296 0.904 119.23 103.08
KMC22023
Twin birth
DOB: 4/7/22
QR at Codon 171
TC Susceptible OPPĀ 
BC H 973 BC G 933 BC F 895-22
BC D 341-22
BC D 337-22 FAH 12-118
BC A 146-21
KMC18018 KMC5088 WRN006
BC C 298
MRL318 KRK2123RR
JPS60079

 

KMC 22120

Offered for sale as a Katahdin pet ewelamb, $200

Pretty feminine ewelamb with fawn spotting. She has a great pedigree, but unfortunately was born with entropion, a genetic condition where her eyelids turned in (the first one I’ve ever encountered!). Thus, she shouldn’t be bred and risk passing on this trait, which can cause discomfort and eye irritation in the lamb until treated. The good news is, entropion is easily corrected with small injections of penicillin under the lower eyelid, which creates scar tissue that causes the eyelid to turn back outward like it should. As you can see in the photo, the issue is corrected and she is healthy doing well.

Photo taken August 2022. She is weaned and ready to go to a new home today.

KMC 22108

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

Flashy white ram with big red dots and panda face markings. Solid EBVs but a little lower on prolificacy, for those who like to steer clear of triplets. Pedigree traces back to Birch Cove Farm (David Coplen, Missouri), Misty River Farm (Mary Bakko, Moses Lake, now retired), Aspen Mountain (Aileen Scott, Montana) and a little bit of KRK (Oregon) genetics. Sire is from Birch Cove, he is one of the highest EBV rams in the country right now, with strong, proven data behind him. We are lucky to have him here on the west coast and he’s going to be an influencer for some time to come.

Photo taken July 2022. EBVs from EPWWT data. This ram has been NSIP genotyped and is NSIP Stud Certified. He is weaned and ready to go to a new home and start breeding today.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.484 2.786 4.330 7% 17% 0.634 1.874 133.70 104.50
KMC22108
Twin birth
DOB: 4/29/22
QR at Codon 171
CC OPP Susceptible
Myostatin double muscling gene carrier
BC H 973 BC G 933 BC F 895-22
BC D 341-22
BC D 337-22 FAH 12-118
BC A 146-21
KMC18079 KMC7045 KMC5071
MRL358
KMC4051 WRN006
ADS0038

 

KMC 22067

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

Flashy chocolate roan colored ram. Very strong EBVs across the board. Pedigree traces back to Birch Cove Farm (David Coplen, Missouri), Thistle Grove Farm (Dr. John Bare DVM, Iowa) and a little bit of KRK (Oregon) genetics. Sire is from Birch Cove, he is one of the highest EBV rams in the country right now, with strong, proven data behind him. We are lucky to have him here on the west coast and he’s going to be an influencer for some time to come.

Photo taken July 2022. EBVs from EPWWT data. This ram is both NSIP Maternal and Stud Certified. He is weaned and ready to go to a new home and start breeding today.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.480 2.660 3.696 14% 14% 0.490 1.588 128.07 103.55
KMC22067
Twin birth
DOB: 4/19/22
QR or RR at Codon 171 (by parentage)
BC H 973 BC G 933 BC F 895-22
BC D 341-22
BC D 337-22 FAH 12-118
BC A 146-21
KMC18013 KMC7018 JRB14007
KMC3044
KMC5095 WRN006
KMC1041