Breeding Program 

We use a four sire rotational breeding program to minimize the inbreeding coefficient in our flock. The sire lines are labeled blue, green, red, and yellow; lambs are tagged according to the color group of their sire.  Ewes are mated to the next color sire line in the rotation.

Blue Line

Frame Size: +++

Average Daily Gain: +++

Muscling - LEA: +++

Maternal: ++

Powerful Ewes ; Gain + Muscle

Yellow Line

Frame Size: +++

Average Daily Gain: +++

Muscling - LEA: ++

Maternal: ++

 

Eye Appealing & Complete

Green Line

Frame Size: ++

Average Daily Gain: +++

Muscling - LEA: +++

Maternal: ++

Heavy Muscling on Moderate Frame

Red Line

Frame Size: ++

Average Daily Gain: +++

Muscling - LEA: +

Maternal: +++

Very Maternal 

*The above values are determined by phenotype and raw data observation; they are fluid values that will change over time. Please refer to NSIP numbers for most current values (Flock ID: 698501)

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