Thursday, September 4, 2008


Feronia RBR 59U, born 4/6/08
Moorit Horned Ewe, Triplet
For Sale $400
Beautiful dark cinnamon fleece, sweet personality. A large ewe, but with a very feminine look. Was raised as a twin, as I grafted her brother onto another ewe. Her sister, who is identical in every way, stays on our farm. Sire is Echo HMRR 917T, dam is Claire RBR 11R.


Flavia RBR 72U, born 4/18/08
Moorit Mouflon Badgerface Horned Ewe
For Sale $400

Nice sturdy conformation on this ewe, growing out well. Good horns, unique fleece pattern, very soft. Calm & friendly girl. Sire is "CT" LF 114R, dam is Cierra RBR 14R Her twin sister stays. Lamb photo below.


Fauna RBR 54U, born 3/23/08
Moorit Horned Ewe
For Sale $425
Fauna is a twin ewe born on Easter day. Sire is "CT" LF 114R and dam is Deon RBR 36S. She is maturing beautifully. Nice broad meaty build, heavy nutmeg colored fleece fading to golden tips. A real beauty!

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Herdsire Finn

Finn--RBR 76U, born 4/20/08
We bought Finn's dam (Abigail SRX 180N) this spring in the Tongue River dispersal. His sire is Superman SRX 867S. He is joining our ram pen, and will have his own group of girls this fall. I can't wait to see what he produces. What a gorgeous ram! His lustrous fleece is so silky and drapes beautifully. Heavy wide horns, and a nice stocky frame underneath all of that wool. The spotting on his face are indicative of the spotting genetics he carries. Finn has a presence that makes him stand out in a crowd. Below, at the fair, he is being shown in the "breeding pen of 3" group. My daughter plans on showing him in the Junior show at the Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival in September.


Ezra is a yearling we kept over to see how he'd develop. He is maturing beautifully, with a long deep build, wide elegant horns, great heat & parasite tolerance too. He has an outgoing personality but is not pushy. Our most prolific & milky ewe Stella is his dam and Caesar is his sire. Because his genetics are spread abundantly though out our flock, he is for sale as an unproven ram. All rams sold as "breeding-quality" are guaranteed to produce viable offspring.

Lamb photo below, Summer 2007

More Flock Sires--Echo

Echo came to us last fall from Hawks Mountain Ranch in Oregon. He sired many of our 2008 lambs, lots of dark solid color, plus a few spots. He is maturing into a gorgeous ram, heavy wide horns, thick meaty build, silky abundant fleece. His lamb fleece reminded me so much of our llama's. Bloodlines include Hnykill, Bambi, Morrow, Ari & Biskup. His quiet, reserved nature makes him an easy keeper. We'll be expecting some more beautiful lambs from him in 2009!

More Flock Sires--Espen

For Sale $450

Espen is the yearling son of Caesar and my favorite ewe Charlotte. We used him on a couple of new ewes we purchased late last fall. His lambs are Fleecy, Floyd, Fenton & Fennel. He is for sale, because we are trying to diversify our bloodlines. Heavy, meaty ram with nice fleece and horns that are clearing his face well. He has a very calm demeanor and is easy to work with. My daughter has shown him at our fair for the past 2 years.

Maddie & Espen, showing at our fair.

Hanging out at the fair. It was HOT!

Flock Sires from the past...


You can see the Ari influence on this ram, he's almost a carbon copy! Gorgeous, colorful wool. He is the sire to our Claire & Charlotte.


The very first lamb born on our farm! We bought his dam as a bred ewe (SRX 688K). She was the top colored yearling ewe at Rhinebeck NY in 2001, judged by Gudmundur Johannesson with a score of 81.5. He was a gentle giant. The only daughter in our flock sired by Ashur is Cierra. Asher & Avery were buds.

Caesar--LF RAM B2H 1L

What a great set of horns this ram had. Nice heavy conformation, too. Ari bloodlines. He was bred by Susan Briggs, Tongue River. We only used him one year. He was just a devil during breeding season. I don't like to keep overly aggressive rams. He certainly did produce a lot of nice lambs for us though. Currently in our flock--Ella, Ellyssa, Elodie, Evra, Espen & Ezra, several of these are for sale.

Caesar makes a good poster boy for our Icelandics

Cinnamon Toast (CT)--LF RAM M3H 114R

CT had a very dense, crimpy fleece and heavy musculature. A very calm, laid back ram, even during breeding season. Lots of progeny in our flock--Deidra, Delilah, Delphine, Dottie, Drea, Faith, Fauna, Fancy, Flavia, Flynn & Felicia. Many of these are for sale.

Friday, July 18, 2008


Evra RBR52T, Born 5/13/07 here on our farm

Black Horned Badgerface Ewe

Lambing Record NB

For Sale $450

Evra is Drea's daughter, granddaughter of Stella. We let her grow out this winter instead of putting her into a breeding pen. She is maturing into a nice stocky girl, heavy colorful curly fleece, great horns, cute personality. Has been an easy & carefree ewe. Spinners love the black badger fleeces. Like most of Stella's progeny, a bit on the bossy side! She's for sale.


Esther SRX989T, born 4/28/07 in Missouri
Black horned? ewe
Lambing Record 0
Esther (aka Teresa) is another wild girl that we added to our flock this spring from the Tongue River sale. She was in a breeding pen for most of the winter, so I'm surprised she didn't get bred. She is a very large, nicely conditioned yearling. She has a really pretty face. She was sold as horned, but instead has only what feels like large horn buds. You can't even see them, just looking at her. She should have some really nice lambs next year.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008


Elodie RBR50T, born 5/13/07 here on our farm

White Horned Ewe

Lambing Record 1

Elodie is one of our largest yearling ewes. She's got it all--muscular build, soft silky fleece, hardy, great mother. She was a wild little lamb last year, but has become quite affectionate as she has matured. Her daughter is just like her--beautiful. She comes from a prolific line, so I'll expect triplets in the future.

Tuesday, July 15, 2008


Ellyssa, RBR47T, born 4/24/07 here on the farm
Black Horned Ewe
Lambing record 1

Ellysa is Delilah's daughter. Her lamb fleece was a buttery soft, silky and non-silvering black with chocolate sun bleached tips. She is developing a nice muscular frame as she is maturing. Great wide, elegant horns, outgoing, and sweet. Poor girl had a terrible time lambing this spring. The lamb's cord was wrapped around it's neck, and broke before we could get it out, so it drowned--a horned moorit ewe lamb. We milked Ellysa for a time this spring. She is my daughter's new "favorite", so will participate in the sheep lead program at the fair this year. Below, Elyssa maturing into a beautiful ewe, July 08.

Update: Here they are, in the Sheep Lead program. Maddie will also show Ellysa at the Wisconsin Sheep & Wool festival in September.


Ella, RBR40T, born 4/6/07 here on our farm
Black Horned Ewe
Lambing record 2

Ella is a twin daughter of Stella. The sun turned the tips of her lamb fleece a warm chocolaty color, but her adult fleece has stayed a nice solid black. As a yearling, she is taller and larger than some of my older ewes. Ella has a confident, independent personality, and is proving to be a very good first time mother with twins. She has a more muscular frame than Stella. Her lambs will both be for sale, since we have so much of these genetics already. Below, is a current photo of Ella, hanging out by our creek on a hot early July day.


Emily, RBR39T, born 4/2/07 here on our farm
Moorit Grey Horned Ewe
Lambing Record 1

Emily is Claire's daughter from a set of '07 triplets. They look so much alike, I have to look at their horns to tell them apart. Emily's fleece is exceptionally lustrous with colors ranging from cream to a greyish taupe to apricot. She should develop a nice muscular frame as she matures. She had a sweet black ewe lamb this spring, and is such a good first time mother. She stamps her feet at the dogs and keeps her lamby close.


Deon, RBR36S, born 6/9/06 here on our farm
Moorit Horned Ewe
Lambing Record NB,2
For Sale $500

Deon is Claire's first lamb. The moorit color is very popular with spinners. Moorit is the English version of the Icelandic word morautt, which describes the reddish-brown color of the peat bogs. Deon had an awesome pair of ewes on Easter day. So nice, that I think I'll keep one of them and sell her! She has nice heavy, SOFT fleece, outgoing friendly personality, dependable mother.


Dalla, SRX752S, born 4/18/06 in Missouri
Black Grey Horned Leaderewe
Lambing record 1,2

Dalla (aka Salsa) is another ewe that we acquired from the Tongue River dispersal. She is an AI ewe, her sire is Icelandic leadersheep Skumur. She is very curious, but wary and quick on her feet. Quite leader-like in appearance. It will fun to see her in full fleece this fall. She has been a protective mother, as expected. Her lambs will join our flock. She may be for sale in 2009. I like to keep ewes that are a bit friendlier. Below, is a photo of Skumur, isn't he handsome?

Dalla updated photo, with fleece! Isn't she lovely? I'm really enjoying this intelligent ewe.


Delphine, RBR32S, born 6/4/06 here on the farm
Moorit Spotted Badgerface Horned Ewe
Lambing Record NB, 2

Delphine is another one of Stella's triplet daughters. Longer bodied than her sister Drea, fleece is abundant and luxurious, heavy milker, friendly, excellent mother. I love her striped horns. Her twins this year are both exceptional. I will have to keep her beautiful daughter, a black ewe with a white blaze on her forehead. Her son is will be for sale.


Drea, RBR31S, born 6/4/06 here on the farm
Moorit Badgerface horned ewe
Lambing record 1,1
For Sale $500

Drea is one of Stella's daughters, a triplet herself. She has a nice square confirmation, perfect wide horns, soft crimpy fleece, an excellent mother, always reliable, friendly personality, both heat & parasite tolerant, too. She is for sale this year, only because we have so many in Stella's line already here, as well as the same badgerface pattern.