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
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
2/4/21 These two ewes gave us some really nice lambs Thursday!! We're getting overrun with ram lambs though! Registered St Croix, Fizzy, had a 10lb ram lamb this morning sired by Registered St Croix, Dasher. Registered Katahdin, Ginger, had an 8lb ewe lamb and an 8lb ram lamb. Sire is either of the Registered Katahdin… Continue reading More Lambs…Almost Finished!
2/3/21 This ewe has NEVER given us ewe lambs in 3 lambings with 3 different ram sires. We'll try the 4th ram this summer! I really want a ewe lamb out of her! UPDATE: Colby only has half an udder and her lambs may need supplementing. Fantastic (note the sarcasm). Further down you can watch… Continue reading Colby Gives us Ram Lambs….Again
Registered Katahdin, Sugar, had these huge monster lambs, 11lb ewe and 12lb ram. Sire is Registered Katahdin ram, Chief. Ewe LambRam LambThe 11 lb ewe lamb I had to pull her shoulders through (she was elbow locked) as mom just couldn't quite push her out. The 12lb ram lamb was breech with rear legs extended… Continue reading The Difficulty of Birthing Monsters