We had considered leaving certain crossbred ewes in the Katahdin flock for upgrading. They had St Croix and/or miniscule amounts of Barbados and Black Hawaiian in their backgrounds. Many registered Katahdin breeders won't touch anything with Barbados in it with a 500ft pole. Therefore I'll be keeping 4 or 5 ewes in my Commercial Crossbred… Continue reading Looking Ahead with Sheep
Some folks sell an animal, take the money, maybe give a receipt and move on. Not us! All this pictured is in one sale with a customer (in this instance I'm selling an older Registered St Croix Ram). From Left to Right: 3 business cards (they can keep one and pass out the others this… Continue reading What Do You Include in a Sale?
In the midst of not having power and living off of take-out, soup, hotdogs, and camp coffee we had a nice surprise! Rosie, a Registered St Croix decided to finally give birth! Her friend Jazzy still hasn't and I'm starting to think she won't (though I'll give her 2 more weeks before I call her… Continue reading A Nice Suprise
I've decided to sell Titan. Titan's an unregistered, mostly purebred Katahdin. I was using him on my commercial flock but I really don't need him anymore. He's a sweet ram, easy to handle. We've had him since he was 4 months old. I have a couple ewes bred to him this year and included some… Continue reading Commercial Katahdin Ram For Sale
2/5/21 Here is this little cutie! First timer, Registered St Croix, Barbie had an 8lb ram lamb sired by Registered St Croix, Dasher. He has a brown spot on the top of his neck and a brown tipped ear on the right. Not a good year for selling St Croix ewe lambs, though I get… Continue reading 1 More Down….2 To Go!