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!
My 10 year old daughter, Morgan, and I sorted all the sheep into their breeding groups today! We have 4 groups total. Made a slight change or two but for the most part similar to my last post. 9 ewes will be having Commercial Katahdin lambs, 5 ewes the potential for Registered Katahdin lambs, and… Continue reading Breeding has Begun!!!
We are down to selling the last two lambs of the season! There won't be any others until April/May 2021! These are both ram lambs, one a Registered St Croix and the other a Commercial Katahdin/St Croix cross. First we have the Commercial ram lamb (and yes he has horns) ID: 34Sex: RamDOB: 2/16/20BIRTH TYPE:… Continue reading Last Lambs of the Year!
After going through all the lambs today here are the preliminary numbers (note: several of the breeding stock numbers could still become market stock if they don't pass weaning day evaluation): Market stock = 8 wethers, 3 ewesCommercial Breeding Stock = 2 rams (1 sale pending), 4 ewes (1 sale pending)Purebred St Croix = 2… Continue reading Initial Lamb Evaluations