I am the only St. Croix Hair Sheep breeder enrolled in and submitting data to the National Sheep Improvement Program – NSIP.
2023 Spring lambs start arriving at the end of February. My waitlist folks can expect to hear from me in April.
Shepherds often toss around three terms when discussing ewes: fertility, prolificacy, and fecundity.
Ever notice that the plans you make rarely work out? You are so right, Mr. Allen Saunders. I got up early this morning with plans to head out to the pasture with the machete to finish chopping down the tall ironweed before it goes to seed. I started it two days ago but the heat …Read More
I use data collection to improve my sheep genetics. As my lambs are born, I record their pedigree information, tag numbers, and birth weight within their first 24 hours. Then when the lambs reach an average of 60 days old, I weigh them again. I repeat this process again at 90 and 120 days. I …Read More