Sheep Breeding: Localize Your Livestock

Developing flocks and herds that are perfect for your place requires patience, persistence and an appreciation of the mysterious workings of nature.

Corsican rams introduce hardiness
Corsican rams introduced hardiness, athleticism and dramatic horns (aka "handles") to our flock of Katahdin sheep.  
Photo By Bryan Welch
crossbreeding sheep
Crossbreeding can create colors that allow a breeder to recognize animals without ear tags or tattoos. 
Photo By Bryan Welch
crossbreeding results in beautiful lambs
A solid brown Corsican father sheep and solid white Katahdin mother created a "multipack" of beautiful lambs.
Photo By Bryan Welch

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