Breeding Results we are Seeking
Our ideal Ewe meet or exceeds these goals.
1. Weighs 125 to 150 pounds
2. Lambs on pasture unassisted
3. Weans twins totaling 80 pounds at 60 days
4. Hair coat that sheds in the spring and equally important grows
a dense waterproof winter coat. We don't want a tropical
5. She is polled
6. Has good feet
7. Has never been wormed
8. Is mostly Katahdin.
Genetics from Wiltshire horn, Florida native, Freisian Dairy sheep
have brought in some improvements.
Used Wiltshire Horn to improve thickness, lambing ease and bone.
Used Florida Native to improve parasite resistance, lamb behavior/instinct
Used Fresian Dairy to improve colostrums, increase size and fertility.
I call them "Enhanced Katahdin."