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!
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
We had considered leaving or removing 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. These ewes with backgrounds like this will stay in the… Continue reading Looking Ahead with Sheep
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
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!