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  1. Sheep
    Hey everyone! I’m buying a new ram this year and have found a babydoll cross ram lamb. His dad is baby doll and mom is crossbreed (looks like maybe some Dorset in her, she’s pure white) . What I’m wondering is if I breed this ram lamb to my ewes who are not small by any means, will the lambs be...
  2. Sheep
    I'm about to take on 10 Dorper ewes (from one homestead) and 1 Dorper/Katahdin ram (from a different homestead) this week. I've been reading online and people say not to keep dorper rams with the flock year round if you want to avoid having out-of-season lambs. I really would prefer to keep them...
  3. Homesteading Questions
    Sorry in advance for the long explanation... I've got a wether lamb who was born on March 30th of this year. He's smaller than a ewe that was just born 2 weeks ago...like his head is about the size of a baseball and he weighs around 15-20 pounds. I don't know if he's so much smaller because his...
  4. Sheep
    Hey everybody, Does anybody know what could cause a ram to become infertile? The ram in question is four years old and has successfully bred my ewes since he was one year old. This year, however, my ewes did not become pregnant. I caught two that had returned into heat around mid December and...
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