Performance

The flock is on an accelerated program of 3 lambing’s in 2 years. The lambing periods are winter, spring, and early November. The following Production Statistics are current 5 year averages.

Winter

# born 2.69%
# raised 2.44%
Fostered 1.0%
Artificially fed 11.0%

Born as:

Singles 3%
Twins 24%
Triplets 47%
Quad or more 26%

Average weights:

Adjusted 50-day weight 23.2 kg. (52 lbs.)
Adjusted 100-day weight 39.9 kg. (89 lbs.)

Spring

# born 2.39%
# raised 2.22%
Fostered 1%
Artificially fed 11%

Born as:

Singles 4%
Twins 43%
Triplets 43%
Quad or more 11%

Average weights:

Adjusted 50-day weight 21.82 kg. (49 lbs.)
Adjusted 100-day weight 37.9 kg. (85 lbs.)

Fall

# born 1.89%
# raised 1.79%
Fostered 1%
Artificially fed 4%

Born as:

Singles 16%
Twins 57%
Triplets 23%
Quad or more 4%

Average weights:

Adjusted 50-day weight 22.66 kg. (51 lbs.)
Adjusted 100-day weight 39.09 kg. (87.5 lbs.)

Yearling Ewe lambs (12 to 14 months old)

# born 1.89%
# raised 1.75%
Artificially fed 3%

Born as:

Singles 13%
Twins 71%
Triplets 12%
Quad or more 4%

Average weights:

Adjusted 50-day weight 18.95 kg. (42 lbs.)
Adjusted 100-day weight 34.5 kg. (77 lbs.)