KMC 23033

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

Classic white ram. This is one of the higher indexing rams here this year, really nice EBVs across the board. A mix of local, Birch Cove (David Coplen, Missouri), and a USDA ram from the Booneville facility that we got to borrow in 2021.

This guy’s dam died tragically from sepsis as a two year old, leaving 60 day old, very well-fed ram lambs behind. This guy is weaned and eating well on creep and alfalfa and can go to a new home today and breed late summer/early fall. He should stay on creep feed at least until July before being turned out on grass alone, to allow his rumen to fully develop. Photo taken May 2023. EBVs from WWT data.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.566 2.684 4.517 10% 19% 0.398 1.677 134.54 104.73
KMC23033
Twin birth
DOB: 2/24/23
QR or RR at codon  71 (by parentage) 
KMC22035 BC H 973 BC G 933
BC D 337-22
KMC19041 KMC 7018
BC C 279
KMC21128 USD19094 BC E 836-33
USD17008
KMC20100 KMC7045
BC C 279

 

KMC 23086

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

Blocky and long, white ram lamb. He’s got good growth and milk scores, but more mediocre on prolificacy and survival.¬† Pedigree has a lot of Birch Cove (David Coplen, Missouri) and my own flock genetics.

This guy had some trauma at birth and his older dam didn’t have great milk, so I had them in the barn together to help them both out. I recently weaned him and he’s looking great on creep feed and alfalfa, so can go to a new home at any time. He should stay on creep feed at least until July before being turned out on grass alone, to allow his rumen to fully develop. Photo taken May 2023. EBVs from WWT data.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.459 2.229 3.381 1% 9% 0.288 1.300 122.70 102.75
KMC23086
Twin birth
DOB: 3/3/23
QR or RR at codon  71 (by parentage) 
KMC22035 BC H 973 BC G 933
BC D 337-22
KMC19041 KMC 7018
BC C 279
KMC6070 KMC5071 KMC2022
BC C 291
BC C 298 CMG10019
BC T 14033

 

KMC 23092

Offered for sale as a purebred, register-able Katahdin ram lamb, $425

Flashy mahogany and white ram with a big blaze, four white socks and white tail. He’s got good growth, survival and milk scores, more modest on prolificacy for those who like to steer clear of a lot of multi births in their replacement ewes. A mix of Birch Cove (David Coplen, Missouri), Misty River Farm (Mary Bakko, Moses Lake, now retired) and my own flock genetics.

This guy’s dam didn’t have a great milk supply this year, so I have them in the barn and he’s eating creep and alfalfa and could go to a new home any time.¬†He should stay on creep feed at least until July before being turned out on grass alone, to allow his rumen to fully develop. Photo taken May 2023. EBVs from WWT data.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.513 2.846 3.698 0% 14% 0.326 1.517 127.06 104.12
KMC23092
Twin birth
DOB: 3/4/23
QR or RR at codon  71 (by parentage) 
KMC22035 BC H 973 BC G 933
BC D 337-22
KMC19041 KMC 7018
BC C 279
KMC18114 KMC7045 KMC5071
MRL358
MRL373 KMC5043
MRL271

 

KMC 23133

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

Dark mahogany ram with broken blaze and white bib and body spots. He has solid growth EBVs, especially high on prolificacy  and milk.  A mix of local, Birch Cove (David Coplen, Missouri), Thistle Grove Farm (John Bare, DVM Iowa) and Misty Oaks Farm (Kathy Bielek, OH) genetics.

This guy’s mama is older and has a damaged udder from past mastitis, so he was an orphan rear candidate. He loves to pig out so was thrilled to move indoors and tank up off the teat bucket. Note he’s been reared on a teat bucket, not hand-fed/bottle raised, and is not tame, so there is no risk of him becoming an obnoxious adult. He is ready to wean and go to a new home today, but should stay on creep feed at least until July before being turned out on grass alone, to allow his rumen to fully develop. Photo taken April 2023. EBVs from BWT data.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.385 2.434 3.719 19% 17% 0.451 1.341 130.14 103.70
KMC23133
Twin birth
DOB: 3/19/23
QR or RR at codon  71 (by parentage) 
KMC22035 BC H 973 BC G 933
BC D 337-22
KMC19041 KMC 7018
BC C 279
KMC6043 JRB14007 MOF1107
JRB1232
KMC5095 WRN006
KMC1041

 

KMC 23108

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

Flashy red tick roan ram lamb. He has solid EBVs, especially high on prolificacy and lots of colors in this pedigree. A mix of local, Birch Cove (David Coplen, Missouri), Thistle Grove Farm (John Bare, DVM Iowa) and Misty Oaks Farm (Kathy Bielek, OH) genetics.

This due was born a quad, and I didn’t want the dam to try to raise them all, so this guy was the pick for orphan rearing. He’s been trained to the teat bucket from the start (not hand/bottle fed), so isn’t overly tame and at risk of becoming an obnoxious adult. He is ready to wean and go to a new home today, but should stay on creep feed at least until June before being turned out on grass alone, to allow his rumen to fully develop. Photo taken April 2023. EBVs from BWT data.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.310 2.217 3.512 20% 15% 0.174 0.908 126.94 103.13
KMC23108
Quad birth
DOB: 3/6/23
QR or RR at codon  71 (by parentage) 
KMC22035 BC H 973 BC G 933
BC D 337-22
KMC19041 KMC 7018
BC C 279
KCM7034 KMC14007 MOF1107
JRB1232
KMC3032 SJG494
KMC1030

 

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.¬† 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 and he is NSIP Maternal 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 Susceptible 
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 22073

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

White ram with a giant brown eye patch. Below is a photo of his head that gives a better view of his “Popeye” marking. Solid EBVs, though a little more modest on prolificacy and milk. Note this guy has a high birth weight score, so his lambs will be big at birth – I try to avoid pairing these rams with small ewes set to lamb as yearlings, as they often need assistance during delivery. Dam traces back to Misty River farm (Mary Bakko, Moses Lake, now retired) and Thistle Grove Farm (John Bare, DVM, Iowa). Sire is out of Birch Cove Genetics (David Coplen, Missouri).

Photo taken April 2023.  EBVs from 2022 lamb crop EPWWT data run. He is NSIP Stud Certified. This ram lamb is weaned and ready to go to a new home and start breeding today.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.636 2.840 4.142 6% 14% 0.081 0.750 122.25 103.44
KMC22073
Twin birth
DOB: 4/19/22
RR at Codon 171 (by parentage)
KMC21015 BC H 974 BC E 856-32
BC Z 095-13
BC C 279 FAH 12-118
BC Z 104-13
KMC19055 KMC7045 KMC5071
MRL358
KMC5096 KMC2022
JRB14045

KMC 22029

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

Flashy chocolate pinto ram lamb who is a really big guy already. He’s got really strong EBVs across the board, though a little more modest on prolificacy. Dam traces back to Misty River farm (Mary Bakko, Moses Lake, now retired). Sire is a son of a USDA ram from the Booneville, AR research station, managed by Dr. Joan Burke. We were lucky to borrow him on the West coast for a year. He is both NSIP Maternal and Study Certified.

Photo taken April 2023.  EBVs from 2022 lamb crop EPWWT data run.  This ram lamb is ready to go to a new home and start breeding today.

BWT WWT PWWT NLB NLW MBWT MWWT MAT$ HAIR
0.506 2.679 4.374 6% 15% 0.180 1.452 128.10 104.00
KMC22029
Single birth
DOB: 4/8/22
QR at Codon 171
TT OPP Resistant
KMC21053 USD19094 BC E 836-33
USD17008
KMC19094 KMC18127
WAI1550
KMC18114 KMC7045 KMC5071
MRL358
MRL373 KMC5043
MRL271