[Jacob-list] Fw: Split Eyelids, More questions
patchworkfibers at alltel.net
Tue Apr 8 09:07:27 EDT 2008
I guess that really emphasizes the importance of hardiness (something the judge can't see). First) the lamb has to live and second) it has to reproduce or none of the other traits really matter.
Registered Jacob Sheep, Angora Rabbits, Handspun Yarn
I also showed a two horned ram that I really liked.
> I had never kept a two horned ram before. That is how much I liked
> him. He was champion several times. Great ram in all respects
> except one. When we did a sperm count on him, he had twelve
> sperm, all dead. Interesting side note is that his twin was
> champion ewe more than once also. She was bred to lamb as a two
> year old. She was the only ewe that did not conceive this year.
> So much for bring a champion! My point to all this is, buy the ram
> that you think is best for your flock. Do not buy just because a
> particular animal won in the show ring.
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