Sheep at Croftland Farm

Katahdin, Polled Dorset , Cormo & Coopworth sheep 

Current Stud Rams

Katahdin - enrolled in NSIP

The Katahdins were originally purchased to produce registered replacement stock and to serve as working stock for the training of young Border Collies. They proved to be prolific, highly productive, efficient, and excellent mothers, earning their place as a foundation enterprise on the farm. The breed is ideally suited as the basis for commercial flocks and flocks where no shearing is desired. 

                  HLB 469             

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Polled Dorset - enrolled in NSIP

The Polled Dorset ewes are maintained as registered purebreds to maintain a maternal breed with the genetics for non-seasonal or accelerated lambing with the emphasis on maternal traits and growth rate.

Polled Dorset x Ile de France ewes produce 25% Ile de France lambs which are excellent for commercial market lamb production.

             Maple Hollow 1391

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             Virginia Tech V039

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      V039 is a November 2015 lamb and is the #1 ranking Elite Young Ram

      for Carcass+  on the May 2016 NSIP Trait Leader Report.

                                                                         photo courtesy of Virginia Tech

Cormo

A small flock of Cormo ewes produce a fine, soft yarn suitable for 'next to the skin' wear.

   ACSA 3749 'Rory' AFD 18.6 microns, 0.9% >30 microns

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Coopworth

A limited number of purebred Coopworth ewes are kept for the production of raw fleeces, roving, and bright, silky yarn.

      Hidden Valley Farm 2290

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