Taking deposits for spring crop of purebred St. Croix ewe and ram lambs. Lambs were born in April and will be available beginning in August.
St. Croix are a rare breed of hair sheep native to America. They are raised primarily for meat and have a docile temperament. Adult weight is 125-165#.
St. Croix are VERY EASY KEEPERS. Among their many positive traits:
Highest Parasite Resistance No Shearing (they shed naturally) High Lambing Percentages Good Mothers Early Puberty Lamb at 12 Months High Lamb Survivability Good Flocking Instincts Good Milking Ability Hoof Rot Resistant Fly Strike Resistant Non-Selective Grazers Both Sexes Polled Good Temperament Heat and Cold Tolerant Fine Grained Low Fat Meat
Other benefits of St. Croix: Traditionally the tail is left long, so NO NEED FOR TAIL DOCKING. St. Croix produce easily on grass and/or hay, so NO NEED FOR GRAIN. Because we don't dock tails or feed grain we give NO ROUTINE CDT SHOTS.
Pricing for registered adults and lambs (includes registration with St. Croix Hair Sheep International Association):
Proven Mature Rams: $400* Ram lambs: $350*
Experienced Ewes: $350-$400* Ewe lambs: $350*
BREEDING TRIO (2 ewe lambs and unrelated ram lamb 3 months or older)
Yearling ewes with single ram lamb at side - $400 for the pair (registration not included). Registered 3 year old ewe with 2 ram lambs by side (not registered) - $600 for the trio.