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American Barbados ewe, Barbados cross Ram and Barbados cross ewe -picture heavy

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bigrock

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This is Kenya our Ram lamb He is American Barbados/Sussex (25%) & Painted Desert Sheep 9 months old.

American Barbados ewe, Barbados cross Ram and Barbados cross ewe -picture heavy IMG_0027_zps9abd2df8

This is Kenya and his Poppa Zulu
American Barbados ewe, Barbados cross Ram and Barbados cross ewe -picture heavy IMG_0029640x480_zps33dddd5d

and the beauty he is Kenya:
American Barbados ewe, Barbados cross Ram and Barbados cross ewe -picture heavy IMG_0035_zps579f8584

Kenya is for sale for 175.00

Then.....i have these two ewes who are both bred. The first is an American Barbados bred to my Painted Desert Ram:
American Barbados ewe, Barbados cross Ram and Barbados cross ewe -picture heavy IMG_0096480x640_zps34659fad

The next ewe for sale is "Rosebud" who is just 1/5 years old and is also bred by our Ram Zulu. Rosebud is American Barbados crossed with a Dorper Ram.
American Barbados ewe, Barbados cross Ram and Barbados cross ewe -picture heavy IMG_0100640x480_zps1dfb7cf3

The lamb stuck in behind is the baby of the Barb ewe from this spring.
Both ewes bred 250.00 each

Thanks for looking......Carol

bcboy

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I was think of putting up a fence in the back. I see that you use 4"x2" galvanized welded fence? Does that work well for you? Do you use a electric wire with the welded fence as well? How much area would I need for 2 lambs? Are these lambs pets or for food? Thanks for posting.

http://www.grizzlycurb.ca

bigrock

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Hi BCBOY
We do not use electric wire...in fact have ripped it all out...  It is not to keep the sheep in but for predators to keep them out.  We have 5 dogs and that tends to keep out any un-wanteds.  
I raise sheep to work my dogs and I sell what I don't want either for breeding or for food to others.  I do not eat red meat, so don't eat lamb either...but I love my sheep and love to raise them properly.
I love the welded wire fencing, but you have to be careful of the gauge of wire as some are just too light to hold anything in. I think this is 14 g wire instead of the regular 12 gauge.
Hmmm, the area for 2 lambs? They say 6 sheep/acre so...i would say 1/3 acre. They are great for grazing your lawns down..but will eat anything in your garden...

fuzzylittlefriend

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rosebud is cute...I wish I could take her. When would she be due to lamb?

http://pauluzzifamilypoultry.webs.com/

bigrock

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Rosebud should be ready to lamb at the end of March

appway

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wish you were in Sask Darwin has been looking for some as he fell in love with them
But none around here We are just going to get a few Kathidins (sp) instead I told him we dont need the Horns
Beautiful Sheep thanks for sharing

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