Sales of breeding stock animals are on hold indefinitely at this point. We had a biosecurity issue crop up in one of our St Croix ewes and now must test the entire flock. We will be testing the entire flock every 6 months, roughly, until we get three negatives in a row, ensuring the problem… Continue reading Biosecurity issues
Today was finally the day! It's a New Moon, beautiful day, and they were all excited (some more than others haha). Also today, we were able to buy back a couple Registered St Croix ewes, a Registered St Croix ram and February born twin ram/ewe lambs out of one of the ewes (though different father).… Continue reading Breeding Day!
It's a full moon today. Rotated the sheep pastures (do this every full and new moons, 3 pastures rotate every roughly 2 weeks giving each a month off). Breeding starts on the new moon in just over 2 weeks for the next rotation. 21 ewes due the new moon end of January. Shane and I… Continue reading August Full Moon/Blue Moon 2021
This is a quick check-in from the ranch: Normally I would breed tomorrow for January lambs, but with the 100 degree heat coming and lasting for who-knows-how-long, and the fact that our Registered St Croix, Luke is having some minor health issues that need to clear up. You guessed it. Not the right time. We… Continue reading Breeding Season Delay & More
We bought these nice triplet Registered St Croix ewe lambs out of a Bennett ram (bloodlines I've been after for quite a while). Born 3/23/21. Can't wait to have them in the breeding rotation next year!! This 5 year old Registered Katahdin ewe was given to us. Hope to get some nice babies with our… Continue reading New Blood