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KMC 21107

Offered for sale as a purebred, record-able  Katahdin ram lamb $450

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. Thus, I haven’t upgrade the sire yet (maybe this year if he sheds adequately, or maybe never); and this lamb will be recorded, and can be upgraded next year to 100% purebred upon hair coat inspection. 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 will be weaned in August and ready to breed this fall.

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

 

KMC 21108

Offered for sale as a purebred, record-able  Katahdin ram lamb $450

Really nice-sized white 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. Thus, I haven’t upgrade the sire yet (maybe this year if he sheds adequately, or maybe never); and this lamb will be recorded, and can be upgraded next year to 100% purebred upon hair coat inspection. 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 the white one on the left, sibling has red markings).¬† 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 will be weaned in August and ready to breed this fall.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.368 2.747 4.124 6% 7% 0.441 1.545 123.41 106.90
KMC 21108
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

 

KMC 21126

Offered for sale as a purebred  Katahdin ram lamb $475

Flashy chocolate roan ram. 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!

His dam traces back Misty River Farm (Mary Bakko, Moses Lake, now retired) and some KRK genetics (Karen Kenagy, OR). This guy is very strong in growth, milk and survival, more modest on prolifacy. He’ll produce good-growing butcher lambs and replacement ewes that have great milk and survival traits, but hopefully will be a little lower on the twin-triplet scale, for those who despise multi births.

Photo from June 2021.   EBVs from 2021 WWT data. This ram is register-able and will be weaned in late Sept, and ready to breed this fall.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.565 1.854 2.781 3% 11% 0.190 0.985 118.97 107.17
KMC 21126
Single birth
DOB: 5/24/21
QR or RR at codon 171 (by parentage)
USD 19094 BC E 836-33 FAH12-118
BC Z 087-32
USD17008 WRI6028
USD14344
KMC20113 KMC7045 KMC5071
MRL358
KMC5037 KMC2022
BME006

 

KMC 21089

Offered for sale as a purebred  Katahdin ram lamb $450

Striking chocolate roan ram with panda face markings. 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!

His dam traces back Misty River Farm (Mary Bakko, Moses Lake, now retired). This guy is very strong in growth, milk and survival, more modest on prolifacy. He’ll produce good-growing butcher lambs and replacement ewes that have great milk and survival traits, but hopefully will be a little lower on the twin-triplet scale, for those who despise multi births.

Photo from June 2021.   EBVs from 2021 WWT data. This ram is register-able and will be weaned in August and ready to breed this fall.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.513 1.742 2.336 4% 13% 0.141 1.042 119.41 108.03
KMC 21089
Twin birth
DOB: 4/20/21
QR or RR at codon 171 (by parentage)
USD 19094 BC E 836-33 FAH12-118
BC Z 087-32
USD17008 WRI6028
USD14344
KC18114 KMC7045 KMC5071
MRL358
MRL373 KMC5043
MRL271

 

KMC 21033

Offered for sale as a purebred  Katahdin ram lamb $475

Well built red roan ram. 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!

His dam traces back Misty River Farm (Mary Bakko, Moses Lake, now retired), Aspen Mountain Farm (Aileen Scott, MT), and some KRK genetics (Karen Kenagy, OR). This guy is very strong in growth, milk and survival, more modest on prolifacy. He’ll produce good-growing butcher lambs and replacement ewes that have great milk and survival traits, but hopefully will be a little lower on the twin-triplet scale, for those who despise multi births. This ram is NSIP Stud Certified, due to his high growth and milk scores.

Photo from June 2021.   EBVs from 2021 WWT data. This ram is register-able and will be weaned in August and ready to breed this fall.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.584 1.934 3.220 0% 12% 0.459 1.380 121.23 108.26
KMC 21033
Twin birth
DOB: 4/10/21
QR or RR at codon 171 (by parentage)
USD 19094 BC E 836-33 FAH12-118
BC Z 087-32
USD17008 WRI6028
USD14344
KC18079 KMC7045 KMC5071
MRL358
KMC4051 WRN006
ADS0038

 

KMC 21018

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

Buckskin-reddish triplet ram lamb. Strong on growth, milk and survival, modest on prolificacy. That latter predictor is a little inexplicable, as¬† his dam has had four sets of triplets in her lifetime and the rest twins, and his sire is high for NLB. I think the dam’s triplets may have been born in years after NSIP “counts” her prolificacy as she ages. This ram will throw growthy butcher lambs and really fine replacement daughters.

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. Thus, I haven’t upgrade the sire yet (maybe this year if he sheds adequately, or maybe never); and this lamb will be recorded, and can be upgraded next year to 100% purebred upon hair coat inspection.

Photo from June 2021.   EBVs from 2021 WWT data. This will be weaned in late August and ready to breed this fall.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.265 2.645 4.372 7% 14% -0.029 0.545 127.92 107.18
KMC 21018
Triplet birth
DOB: 4/8/21
RR at codon 171
PH horn genetics (polled)
CC susceptible to OPP

 

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%)
KMC3033 SJG494 SWP06-214 CORNERSTONE
SJG78
KMC1030 BLM417
JJK0010

 

KMC 21095

Offered for sale as a purebred  Katahdin ram lamb $450

Mahogany ram with white hind socks, spots and blaze. 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, now retired). Really good growth, milk and survival, but modest on prolificacy. This guy will throw great butcher lambs and replacement ewes if you want to steer clear of triplets.

Photo from July 2021.   EBVs from 2021 WWT data. This ram is register-able, and will be weaned and ready to go to a new home in late August, to breed this fall.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.270 2.256 3.852 1% 11% 0.021 0.515 120.79 106.14
KMC 21095
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 KMC5017
MRL358
KMC2006 KMC1016
JPS60224

 

KMC 21020

Offered for sale as a purebred  Katahdin ram lamb $425

Flashy chocolate and white pinto, baldfaced ram. Sired by a framey, dark chocolate ram from Birch Cove Farm (David Coplen, Missouri). Dam traces to Thistle Grove Farm (Dr. John Bare, DVM, Iowa)¬† and Misty River Farm (Mary Bakko, Moses Lake, now retired). Modest prolificacy, positive growth, and good milk scores. He doesn’t have stellar EBVs, but I know some homesteaders just want a cool looking ram, if so, this is your guy!

Photo from July 2021.   EBVs from 2021 WWT data. This ram is register-able, and will be weaned and ready to go to a new home in late August, to breed this fall.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.386 1.381 1.757 9% 8% 0.10 0.665 109.92 104.54
KMC 21020
Twin birth
DOB: 4/8/21
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
KMC5011 JRB14007 MOR1107
JRB1232
MRL295 KRK2123RR
MRL231

 

KMC 21010

Offered for sale as a purebred  Katahdin ram lamb $400

Nicely put together white ram. Sired by a framey, dark chocolate ram from Birch Cove Farm (David Coplen, Missouri). Dam traces to Thistle Grove Farm (Dr. John Bare, DVM, Iowa)  and a ewe from Birch Cove. Modest prolificacy, positive milk and good growth scores. This ram will make a good terminal sire or to produce replacement ewes that avoid a lot of triplets.

Photo from July 2021.   EBVs from 2021 WWT data. This ram is register-able. He is weaned now due to his dam dying from a fencing accident when he was 90 days old,. He should be creep fed with grain or alfalfa for another month or so to replace what he would have gotten from another month of nursing, and keep his growth and parasite resistance strong.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.354 2.222 3.849 4% 9% -0.072 0.425 117.16 104.81
KMC 21010
Twin birth
DOB: 4/6/21
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
KMC18065 KMC7018 JRB14007
KMC3044
KMC6070 KMC5071
BC C 298

 

KMC 21012

Offered for sale as a purebred, record-able Katahdin ewelamb $350

Classic white ewelamb. NSIP Maternal Certified designation. Dam is one of my best ewes, from the now-retired Misty River Farm (Mary Bakko, Moses Lake). Sire is a very strong scoring ram from Birch Cove Farm in Missouri (David Coplen).

Sire has a Texel several generations back in his pedigree, so we’re benefitting from some heterosis there, as well as the potential for the myostatin (double muscling) gene. This ram didn’t shed well last year so I haven’t upgraded him yet, but I think this year he might. If he doesn’t, this ewe will be record-able and will need a hair coat inspection next year to upgrade to 100% purebred registration (I am a hair coat inspector, so I can do that for you).

This is one of the best ewelambs born here this year, but I’m keeping her sib, and I don’t usually keep both of twins. She’s got stellar and balanced EBVs across the board, low birth weight, while growth, prolificacy, survival and milk- all are very, very strong! So it’s a nice opportunity to get one of my highest scoring ewelambs into your flock’s genetics.

Photo taken July 2021. EBVs from 2021 lamb crop WWT data. This ewelamb will be weaned mid-August and can go to a new home after that; and she will be ready to breed this fall.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.203 1.989 3.099 17% 17% 0.305 1.201 129.52 109.58
KMC21012
Twin birth
DOB: 4/7/21
QR  or RR at codon 171 (by parentage)
BC H 973 (87.5%) BC G 933-22 (75%) BC F 895-22 (50% Texel)
BC D 341-22
BC D 33-22 FAH 12-118
BCA 146-21
MRL358 MRL313RR KRK2123RR
MRL232
MRL204 KRK921
JPS0046