Daphne, a Registered St Croix ewe, had twin 8lb Boys this morning. We bought her in August knowing she was bred during a ram escape so unsure who the sire is. Might make Commercial breeding stock for those who don't care, or they'll be market lambs. Registered St Croix, Flora, had twins! 9lb ram lamb… Continue reading A Couple St Croix Lambed with Crossbred Babies! 1/22/21
1/21/21 First Time mama! 93.25% Recorded Katahdin Poppy had a 12lb ram lamb out of Registered Katahdin ram Chief! He's a stout boy! I expect no less from this bloodline! If Poppy sheds clean this year, I'll upgrade her to Registered so her lamb might be Registered as well. 1/21/21 Commercial Katahdin ewe, Merla had… Continue reading Latest Katahdin Lambs 1/21/21
1/16/21 Sonja is a Registered Katahdin we bred to Registered Katahdin, Chief. We got twin girls this time! One is 8lbs and the other is 9lbs. Very nice little girls! I would like to keep the white one if she grows out nicely. Sonja's mother is Sally. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hK8JK8wyIFY Sonja and babies, just cuteness 1/16/21 Registered… Continue reading Mother & Daughter Give Birth the Same Day, and Sad News
Commercial Crossbred ewe, Dahlia, had twins! Black/white, 10lb ram, brown/white 9lb ewe. They are 68.75% Katahdin, 25% St Croix, 6.25% Dorper. Sire is Big Red, a Registered Katahdin ram. Born on day 148, Jan 14, 2021. Ewe lamb will be kept for evaluation and possibly put into the replacement ewe group. Ram lamb will be… Continue reading First lambs of the season!
Since lambing is about 2 weeks away, I thought I'd share some of the supplies we keep on hand. This is not a comprehensive list, and there's still more I may add: I'm not picturing it, but old hand or bath towels are great to keep on hand, especially with newborn, gooey critters. They save… Continue reading Lambing Supplies