Katahdins are hair sheep. Unlike wool sheep, they should completely shed their hair in the summer and never require sheering. They can lamb up to twice per year and often have twins or triples. Hair sheep are raised specifically for meat as they produce no wool. Katahdins are very hardy and easy keepers. All of our lambs are pasture born. We have found Katahdin ewes to be excellent mothers.
We do have a few other hair sheep crosses but mostly focus on katahdins. We currently have a registered Katahdin ram and are recording all of our replacement ewes as 50% Registered Katahdin.
Our sheep are raised exclusively on pasture with high quality, free choice minerals throughout spring, summer and into the all. Throughout the winter, we feed high quality hay, continue with free choice minerals and supplement with a small amount of grain (grown on our farm), as needed to maintain the body condition of our flock. We use no hormones!
Our lamb meat does not have a strong taste like what you may have experienced from grocery store bought lamb! (Most Lamb meat in the grocery store is imported from New Zealand or Australia unless specifically labeled American Lamb.) Our Lamb meat is lean and mild, yet very tasty. Grass fed meat is generally more flavorful, and from a fat breakdown content, healthier than grain fed meat.
Next lambs available early 2022
Our Lamb Meat is sold as "exclusively grass fed" or "grass fed" with no hormones ever. Our "exclusively grass fed" lambs have never been fed grain (never gone through a winter when limited, farm grown grain is supplemented). Our "grass fed" lambs are predominantly raised on grass and hay but have been supplemented with grain if carried through the winter months.
We use a USDA meat processor. Lamb will come packaged and processed into specific cuts according to customers preference.
Exclusively Grass Fed
Half a Lamb - $10.50 / pound final packaged weight. (10 - 15# depending on size of lamb)
Half a Lamb - $9.50 / pound final packaged weight. (10 - 15# depending on size of lamb)
Exclusively Grass Fed
Whole Lamb - $10.00 / pound final packaged weight. (20-30# depending on size of lamb)
Whole Lamb - $9.00 /pound final packaged weight. (About 20 - 30# depending on size of lamb)
The Lamb will be cut and packed according to what you desire. Price per pound, based on hanging weight, includes price of processing.
Contact us with any questions, regarding availability or to be placed on our waiting list for a Lamb.