Icelandic Ewes

 

 

Breeding Ewes

FJALLA (DL704W) 

30 April 2009

Fjalla is a little ewe with classic black badger markings.  She carries solid and moorit too!  Her fleece is lovely, with lots of thel and very soft tog, and her lambs have equally wonderful fleece!

Phenotype: B3H

Genotype: Ab/Aa BB/Bb SS/S-

AI Genetics: 1/4 Flotti, 1/4 Kani (50% AI)


EYJA (BEL 202X)

25 April 2010

Eyja is a black-gray polled badger with clear markings.  She has an almost identical twin, who could be distinguished by a small black spot on each side.  Eyja’s fleece is a beautiful oatmeal, very long and soft.  Mother is Grimsey, sire is Brandur.  

Phenotype: B23P

Genotype: Ag/Ab BB/B- SS/Ss

AI Genetics: 1/8 Dalur, 1/16 Jokull (18.8% AI)  


LAKI (BEL 214X)

14 May 2010

Laki is a leader ewe with classic black with white leader markings; perfect leader build and showing definite leader behavior.  Her mother is leader Katla, and leader AI sire is Geri.  So Laki carries moorit.  

Phenotype: B5SP

Genotype: Aa/Aa BB/Bb Ss/Ss

AI Genetics: 1/2 Geri, 1/8 Tigull, 1/16 Biskup, 1/16 Ari, 1/64 Moli (76.6% AI)

Leadersheep Genetics: 1/2 Geri, 1/8 Tigull, 1/16 Biskup, 1/16 Ari, 1/64 Blessa (75.8% leader; 5 leader lines)


NAMA (BEL 311Y) 

29 April 2011

A polled gray mouflon single ewe.  A beautiful fast-growing girl with a long silky prizewinning fleece.  She is absolutely amazing!  Must carry spotting; may carry moorit.   Sire is DL 320S (Brandur, a.k.a. Rascal); dam is BLW 941S (Krafla).

Phenotype: B24P

Genotype: Ag/At BB/B- SS/Ss

AI Genetics: 1/32 Hnykill, 1/32 Serker, 1/32 Dalur, 1/32 Jokull (12.5% AI)


ORAEFA (BEL 319Y)

13 May 2011

A lovely white twin ewe with a black head and other black markings on her fanny and feet.  A real cutie! Sturdy, but with a real feminine look to her, and an amazing fleece.  Sire is Erpur (AI); dam is BEL 101W (Hekla).

Phenotype: B5SP

Genotype:  Aa/Aa BB/B- Ss/Ss

AI Genetics: 1/2 Erpur, 1/16 Dalur, 1/32 Jokull (59.4% AI)

 

BAULA (BEL 433Z) 

26 May 2012

A white polled twin ewe, a beautiful girl with a long silky fleece.  She is absolutely amazing! 

Sire is Vodvi (AI); dam is DL 370T (Grimsey). 

Phenotype: O1P

Genotype: Awt/Aa  BB/B- SS/Ss

AI genetics: 1/2 Vodvi, 1/16 Dalur (56% AI)


SILFRA (BEL 434Z)

26 May 2012

Silfra is a stunning spotted gray polled ewe twin.  A real cutie! Sturdy, but with a real feminine look to her, and an amazing prize-winning fleece.  Sire is Vodvi (AI); dam is DL 370T (Grimsey).

Phenotype: B2SP

Genotype: Ag/Aa BB/B-  Ss/Ss

AI genetics: 1/2 Vodvi, 1/16 Dalur (56% AI)


REYKJA (DL 141A)

2 April, 2013

A spotted gray horned twin ewe - more spot than gray.  An Ari grand-daughter, she shows her leader heritage in her bearing and hre bahavior!  She produced two gorgeous lambs in her first year of breeding.  She must carry moorit.

Phenotype: B2SH

Genotype: Ag/Aa BB/Bb Ss/Ss

AI genetics: 1/4 Ari, 1/16 Aboti, 1/16 Flotti (35.5% AI). 

Leadersheep Genetics: 1/4 Ari


HVERA (BEL 501A)

7 April, 2013

A spotted black mouflon ewe twin with a long soft fleece, and so cute and personable! In a rough year for parasites, she never needed worming.  Sire is Aladin (AI); dam is BEL 311Y (Nama)

Phenotype: B4SP

Genotype: At/Aa BB/BB Ss/Ss

AI genetics: 1/2 Aladin, with some Hnykill, Serker, Dalur, and Jokull (56% AI). 


HEKLA (BEL 503A) 

17 April 2013

A single leader ewe with the classic pattern. She was a fast-growing girl who showed excellent leader abilities as a young lamb. She is smart and obedient, and begs for attention.  Sire is Karl Philip (AI); leader dam is BEL 214X (Laki).

Phenotype: B5SH

Genotype: Aa/Aa BB/Bb Ss/Ss

Leader genetics: 1/2 Karl Philip, 1/4 Geri, 1/16 Tigull, 1/32 Biskup, 1/32 Ari, and some Yeoman Blessa (87.5+% leader; 6 leader lines)

AI genetics: 1/2 Karl Philip, ¼ Geri, 1/16 Tigull, 1/32 Biskup, 1/32 Ari, and some Moli (87.5+% AI)

 


HALSA (BEL 506A) 

19 April 2013

A moorit-gray single leader ewe. She spent a number of years as the Karl Philip foundation ewe at Sunrise Sheep and Wool, and I was delighted to be able to re-acquire her!

Sire is Karl Philip (AI); dam is DL 754W (Vatna).

Phenotype: M2H

Genotype: Ag/Aa Bb/Bb SS/Ss

Leader genetics: 1/2 Karl Philip (50% leader; 1leader line)

AI genetics: 1/2 Karl Philip, 1/16 each Flotti, Kani, and Aboti (~69% AI)


BLANDA (DL 144A) 

24 April 2013

A light moorit-gray horned triplet ewe.  She is unusually friendly, and has a gorgeous soft fleece.  Her Florgodi ram lamb from her first breeding season has a fleece to die (and dye) for.

Phenotype: M2H

Genotype: Ag/Aa Bb/Bb SS/Ss

AI genetics: 3/16 Flotti, 1/16 Aboti (25% AI).

Leader genetics: 1/32 Blessa


HRISEY (BEL 505A) 

19 April 2013

A chocolate brown (dark chocolate, that is) single polled ewe. So dark that it was several days before I could really convince myself that she wasn’t black – her mother has never given me moorit before, although I knew it was possible.  Sire is Skrauti; dam is DL 370T (Grimsey).

Phenotype: M5P

Genotype: Aa/Aa Bb/Bb SS/Ss

AI genetics: 1/2 Skrauti, 1/16 Dalur (56% AI).


ARNA (DL 213B) 

17 April 2013

A beautiful horned black badger with a gorgeous fleece with a silvery cast. Carries moorit and spotting.

Phenotype: B3H

Genotype: Ab/Aa BB/Bb SS/Ss

AI genetics: 3/16 Flotti, ~1/8 Kani, 1/32 Aboti,  (~38% AI).


DYRNGJA (DL 247B) 

27 April 2014

A chocolate brown horned spotted ewe twin. She has flashy markings to match her flashy personality!

Phenotype: M5SH

Genotype: Aa/Aa Bb/Bb Ss/Ss

AI genetics: 1/8 Flotti, 1/16 Haengur, 1/16 Bambi, 1/32 Kani , 1/32 Aboti (~32% AI).

Leader genetics: 1/32 Blessa.


BLÁHN (BEL 622B)

27 April 2014

Classic black with white leader markings; perfect leader build and showing definite signs of leader behavior.  Sister of Háalda (below). Very sweet.  May carry moorit.  Her AI leader sire is Loftur; leader dam is BEL 214X (Laki).

Phenotype: B5SH

Genotype:  Aa/Aa BB/B-  Ss/Ss

Leader genetics: 1/2 Loftur, 1/4 Geri, 1/16 Tigull, and 1/32 each Biskup, and Ari, and some Blessa (87+% leader; 6 leader lines)

AI genetics: 1/2 Loftur, 1/4 Geri, 1/16 Tigull, and 1/32 each Biskup, and Ari, and some Moli; also some Blessa (87+% AI).


BREKKA (BEL 627B)

4 May 2014

A beautiful white twin ewe with touches of phaeomelanin.  Must carry solid; may carry moorit and spotting.  Her AI sire is Drifandi; dam is DL 638U (Jökull).

Phenotype: O1H

Genotype: Awt/Aa BB/B- SS/S-

AI genetics: 1/2 Drifandi, 1/16 Aboti (56% AI)


VALLA (BEL 633B)

15 May 2014

A black badgerface polled ewe.. A real cutie! Love the badgers!  May carry moorit; must carry spotting.

Sire is DL 320S (Brandur); dam is BEL 434Z (Silfra).

Phenotype: B3P

Genotype: Ab/Aa BB/B- SS/Ss

AI genetics: 1/4 Vodvi, 1/32 Dalur with some Jokull (~30% AI)


SURTSEY (CSIC 7C)

21 April 2015

A black-SGGM ewe. She has a gorgeous pewter-gray thel. She carries moorit and must carry spotting. Her sire is KTB 606B (Pi); dam is RBR 239 A (Ulfa).

Phenotype: B6H

Genotype: Agt/Aa BB/BB SS/Ss

AI genetics: 1/4 Blettur, and 1/8+ Dropi, 1/16+ Grimur, 1/16 Skumur; with some Udi, Heli, Hunn, Bambi, Blaevar, Laekur, Fengur, Rektor, Flotti, Morro, Molur, Austri, Dalur, Vestri, Horvi, Pruni, Peili, Askur and Ljori (~70% AI)

Leader genetics: 1/16 Skumur (6%)


TRÖLLA (BEL 707C)

24 April 2015

A black-gray mouflon horned ewe. A real cutie! She has a beautiful pewter-gray thel. May carry moorit and spotting.  

AI sire is Gramann; dam is DL 133A (Hesta).

Phenotype: B24H

Genotype: Ag/Ab BB/B- SS/S-

AI genetics: 1/2 Gramann, with Flotti, Kani, Moli and Plaivar (66% AI)


THEISTA (BEL 716C)

28 April 2015

Spotted moorit badger ewe. Shows strong leader behavior and is a great milk producer.

AI leader sire is Florgodi; leader dam is BEL 214X (Laki, my F1 Geri daughter).

Phenotype: M3SH

Genotype: Ab/Aa Bb/Bb Ss/Ss

Leader genetics: 1/2 Florgodi, 1/4 Geri, 1/16 Tigull 1/32 each Biskup and Ari, and also some Blessa (~88% leader; 6 leader lines)

AI genetics: 1/2 Florgodi, 1/4 Geri, 1/16 Tigull, 1/32 each Biskup and Ari, with some Moli (~88% AI)


HELGA (BEL 718C)

28 April 2015

A black badgerface horned ewe. A real cutie! Love the badgers! Carries spotting.

AI sire is Gandur; dam is DL 704W (Fjalla).

Phenotype: B3H

Genotype: Ab/Aa BB/

BB SS/Ss

AI genetics: 1/2 Gandur, and 1/8 each Kani and Flotti (75% AI)


KINNA (BEL 727C)

2 May 2015

A black badgerface ewe. Must carry moorit and spotting.

AI sire is Skrauti; dam is BEL 202X (Eyja).

Phenotype: B3P

Genotype: Ab/Aa BB/Bb SS/Ss

AI genetics: 1/2 Skrauti, 1/32 Dalur with some Jokull (60% AI)


HAMRA (BEL 736C)

16 May 2015

A black-gray ewe twin. She has a gorgeous pewter-gray thel with a tog that is only slightly darker. May carry moorit and spotting.

AI sire is Salamon; dam is DL 754W (Vatna).

Phenotype: B2H

Genotype: Ag/Aa BB/B- SS/S-

AI genetics: 1/2 Salamon, and 1/16 each Kani, Flotti and Aboti (69% AI)


SOTA (BEL 803D)

17 April 2016

A black-gray badger polled ewe, sister of Axlar who is a flock sire in a another state!. Her sire Grafeldur was selected by Southram specifically for outstanding fleece, and this girl certainly has inherited that! May carry moorit and spotting. 

AI sire is Grafeldur; dam is dam is BEL 202X (Eyja)

Phenotype: B23P

Genotype: AgAb BB/B- SS/S-

AI genetics: 1/2 Grafeldur, 1/16 Dalur, 1/32 Jokull (60% AI)


HÚNA (BEL 806D)

17 April 2016

A black-gray horned twin ewe. A beautiful fast-growing girl with a fleece that is silvery gray.  I’m guessing she’s homozygous for gray!  Must carry moorit and may carry spotting.

AI sire is Grabotni; dam is DL 144A (Blanda)

Phenotype: B2H

Genotype: AgAg BB/Bb SS/S-

AI genetics: 1/2 Grabotni, 3/32 Flotti, 1/32 Aboti (~63% AI).


TINDA (BEL 814D)

25 April 2016

White horned ewe twin. Must carry moorit, and may carry gray and spotting.

AI sire is Vali; dam is DL 655W (Torfa)

Phenotype: 01H

Genotype: Awt/A- BB/Bb SS/S-

AI genetics: 1/2 Vali, and 1/16 each Kani and Aboti (63% AI)


SURTLA (SSW 319D)

26 April 2016

A black spotted horned ewe with classic leader markings of white blaze and socks. Leader sire is BEL 514A (Loki, my F1 Joakim son); leader dam is SSW 104U (Grita, F1 Blesi daughter)

Phenotype: B5SH

Genotype: Aa/Aa BB/B- Ss/Ss

Leader genetics: 1/4 Blesi, 1/4 Joakim, 1/8 Prestur, 1/16 Tigull, 1/32 each Biskup and Ari, and also some Blessa (~75% leader; 7 leader lines)

AI genetics: 1/4 Blesi, 1/4 Joakim, 1/8 Prestur, 1/16 Tigull, 1/32 each Biskup and Ari, with some Moli (~75% AI)


KATLA (BEL 817D)

28 April 2016

A black spotted horned ewe with classic leader markings of white blaze and socks. A product of line-breeding of the leader grandsire, and the result is a real cutie! Must carry moorit. 

AI leader sire is Geri; leader dam is BEL 622B (Blahn, my F1 Loftur daughter and Geri grand-daughter)

Phenotype: B5SH

Genotype: Aa/Aa BB/Bb Ss/Ss

Leader genetics: 5/8 Geri, 1/4 Loftur, 1/32 Tigull, and 1/64 each Biskup, and Ari, and some Blessa (~94% Leader; 6 leader lines)

AI genetics: 5/8 Geri, 1/4 Loftur, 1/32 Tigull, and 1/64 each Biskup, and Ari, and some Moli (~94% AI)


FELSA (BEL 821D)

5 May 2016

A black horned ewe. May carry moorit and spotting. Big and sassy!

AI sire is Drifandi; dam is DL 754W (Vatna)

Phenotype: B5H

Genotype: Aa/Aa BB/B- SS/S-

AI genetics: 1/2 Drifandi and 1/16 each Kani, Flotti and Aboti (69% AI)


FLUGA (SSW 338D)

7 May 2016

A really flashy black spotted horned ewe.

Leader sire is BEL 514A (Loki, my F1 Joakim son); leader dam is SSW 143X (Anika)

Phenotype: B5SH

Genotype: Aa/Aa BB/B- Ss/Ss

Leadersheep genetics: 1/4 Joakim, 1/8 Leifur, 1/16 Tigull, 1/32 Biskup, 7/64 Ari and some Blessa (~59% leader; 6 leader lines)

AI genetics: 1/4 Joakim, 1/8 Leifur, 1/16 Tigull, 1/32 Biskup, 7/64 Ari and some Moli (~57% AI)


BRANFINA (SSW 341D)

10 May 2016

A stunning spotted black gray leader.

Leader sire is BEL 514A (Loki, my F1 Joakim son); leader dam is SSW 288B (Blith)

Phenotype: B2SH

Genotype: Ag/Aa BB/B- Ss/Ss

Leadersheep genetics: 1/4 Joakim, with Leifur, Tigull, Biskup, Ari, Blesi, and some Blessa (~56% leader; 7 leader lines)

AI genetics: 11/4 Joakim, with Bambi, Hynkill, Leifur, Tigull, Morro, Biskup, Ari, Blesi, and some Moli (65% AI)


KERLINGAR (BEL 839D)

8 June 2016

A white horned single ewe. May carry badger and possihly spotting. I was delighted to get her back to my flock after a time away, as I could retrieve Ylur’s excellent milking genetics.

Sire is BEL 510A (Kaldi, my F1 Ylur son); dam is DL 704W (Fjalla)

Phenotype: O1H

Genotype: Awt/A- BB/B- S-/S-

AI genetics: 1/4 Ylur, 1/8 Kani, 1/8 Flotti (50% AI) 


MOA (BEL 902E)

15 April 2017

A black mouflon polled ewe. May carry moorit and must carry spotting. A big girl with lots of spunk. She has clearly inherited the excellent fleece of her AI grandsire, Grafeldur.

Sire is BEL 808D (Hafnar, my F1 Grafuldur son); dam is BEL 501A (Hvera, my F1 Aladin daughter)

Phenotype: B4P

Genotype: Aa/Aa BB/B- SS/Ss

AI genetics: 1/4 Grafeldur, 1/4 Aladin, 1/8 Vodvi, with some Hnykill, Serker, Dalur, and Jokull (61% AI).


MYRA (BEL 905E)

21 April 2017

A horned moorit mouflon ewe who must carry spotting.  This is a pattern/color combination I've been wanting for years! She's nicely proportioned, with a gorgeous fleece!

AI sire is Gramann; dam is DL 247B (Dyngja)

Phenotype: M4H

Genotype: At/Aa Bb/Bb SS/Ss

AI genetics: 1/2 Grámann and 1/16 Flotti, 1/32 Haenger and Bambi, with some Kani and Aboti (~66% AI).


KERLING (BEL 906E)

23 April 2017

A horned spotted black badger ewe. She must carry moorit. Even at this young age is showing leading potential. She's one to watch to see how all the leader traits develop.

AI sire is Florgodi; dam is DL 214X (Laki, my F1 Geri daughter)

Phenotype: B3SH

Genotype: Ab/Aa BB/Bb Ss/Ss

Leader genetics: 1/2 Florgodi, 1/4 Geri, 1/16 Tigull, and 1/32 each Biskup, and Ari, and some Blessa (~88% leader; 6 leader lines)

AI genetics: 1/2 Florgodi, 1/4 Geri, 1/16 Tigull, and 1/32 each Biskup, and Ari, and some Moli (~88% AI)


BARNA (BEL 909E)

27 April 2017

A polled moorit badger ewe. May carry spotting. A pattern/color combination I've been trying to get for years - and here it is in a nice, sweet package!  Well-proportioned and exquisite fleece, as expected from her great parentage.

Sire is BEL 624B (Skaley, my F1 Höttur son); dam is BEL 727C (Kinna, my F1 Skrauti daughter)

Phenotype: M3P

Genotype: Ab/Aa Bb/Bb SS/S-

AI genetics: 1/4 Höttur, 1/4 Skrauti, 1/32 Dalur, with some Jokull (~58% AI)


HÚSA (BEL 926E)

12 May 2017

A horned spotted black twin. May carry moorit.  She sports the classic leader markings and the typical leader curiosity.  Right now, she's happy to be near the front of the flock...or lagging behind to taste an appetizing-looking blade of grass.

Sire is BEL 815D (Thordar, my F1 Golsi son); dam is BEL 503A (Hekla, my F1 Karl Philip daughter)

Phenotype: B5SH

Genotype: Aa/Aa BB/B- Ss/Ss

Leader genetics: 1/4 Golsi, 1/4 Karl Philip, 1/4 Geri, 1/16 Tigull, and 1/32 each Biskup, and Ari; also some Blessa (~88% leader; 7 leader lines)

AI genetics: 1/4 Golsi, 1/4 Karl Philip, 1/4 Geri, 1/16 Tigull, and 1/32 each Biskup, and Ari, and some Moli; also some Blessa (~88% AI)


KLAUFA (BEL 939E)

24 May 2017

A horned moorit-gray ewe.  This is one cute and spunky girl, with a nice meaty build and beautiful crimpy fleece.  And her mother has one of the largest udders of the entire ewe flock!

Sire is BEL 715C (Gigar, my F1 Florgodi son); dam is DL 144A (Blanda)

Phenotype: M2H

Genotype: Ag/Aa Bb/Bb Ss/Ss

Leader genetics: 1/4 Florgodi, 1/8 Geri, 1/32 Tigull; and 1/64 each Biskup, and Ari; also some Blessa  (45% leader; 6 leader lines)

AI genetics: 1/4 Florgodi, 1/8 Geri, 3/32 Flotti, 1/32 Tigull and Aboti; and 1/64 each Biskup, and Ari, and some Moli (57% AI)


GUDRÚN (BEL 944E)

27 July 2017

A horned black spotted single ewe, may carry moorit. This girl comes from a pairing of a ewe with super-meaty build and a sire with longer-than-average legs.  The result is a chunky girl who promises to be tall in stature.  And she has a sparkling white gorgeous fleece.  Mom has a Dancing Lamb ancestry, so the milk genetics is there too. A real gem of a lamb.

Sire is BEL 708C (Skaftá, my F1 Florgodi son); dam is BEL 718C (Helga, my F1 Gandur daughter)

Phenotype: B5SH

Genotype: Aa/Aa BB/B- Ss/Ss

AI genetics: 1/4 Florgodi, 1/4 Gandur, 1/8 Karl Philip, 1/16 each Kani, Flotti and Geri, 1/64 Tigull, and 1/128 each Biskup, and Ari, and some Moli (~85% AI).


SKJALDA (BEL 001F)

16 April 2018

A horned black spotted ewe who must carry moorit. A vigorous and fast-growing girl with a meaty build and terrific fleece. 

AI sire is Jonas; dam is DL 247B (Dryngja)   

Phrnotype: B5SH

Genotype: Aa/Aa BB/Bb Ss/Ss

AI genetics: 1/2 Jonas and 1/16 Flotti, 1/32 Haenger and Bambi, with some Kani and Aboti (~66% AI).


ELSKAN (BEL 013F)

21 April 2018

A horned white ewe who may carry solid or gray. An amazing fleece! She is the grand-daughter of my all-time best milking ewe (Jokull),and her sire’s daughters have given him an outstanding milking score!

AI sire is Dreki; dam is BEL 627B (Brekka, my F1 Drifandi daughter)

Phenotype: O1H

Genotype: Awt/A- B-/B- S-/S-

AI genetics: 1/2 Dreki, 1/4 Drifandi, and 1/32 Aboti (~78% AI)


SELJA (BEL 014F)

24 April 2018

B5SH. The classic leader markings in black.  Appears to be a mirror image twin with her sister! She may carry moorit.

Sire is BEL 708C (Skaftá, my F1 Florgodi son); dam is SSW 338D (Fluga)

Genotype: AaAa BB/B- Ss/Ss

Leader genetics: 1/4 Florgodi; 1/8 Joakim and Karl Philip; 1/16 Leifur Ari, and Geri; 3/64 Tigull and 1/64+ Biskup; also some Blessa (~77% leader).

 AI genetics: 1/4 Florgodi; 1/8 Joakim and Karl Philip; 1/16 Leifur Ari, and Geri; 3/64 Tigull and 1/64+ Biskup; also some Moli (~76% AI).


GÆSA (BEL 017F)

26 April 2018

A polled white ewe, growing very well!  She may carry mouflon and must carry spotting.

AI sire is Hnaller; dam is BEL 501A (Hvera, my F1 Aladin daughter )

enotype: O1P

Genotype: Awt/A- BB/B- Ss/S-

AI genetics: 1/2 Hnaller, 1/4 Aladin, with some Hnykill, Serker, Dalur, and Jokull (~81% AI)


GRIMSEY (BEL 019F)

28 April 2018

A polled black-gray ewe who may carry moorit and/or spotting. Such a cutie hiding a terrific meaty build under all that fleece!

AI sire Krapi; dam is BEL 434Z (Silfra, my F1 Vodvi daughter)

Phenotyoe: B2P

Genotype: Aa/Aa BB/B- SS/S-

AI genetics: 1/2 Krapi, 1/4 Vodvi with 1/32 Dalur (~78% AI).


KIRKJU (BEL 024F)

4 May 2018

A horned spotted black twin ewe lamb, sister of Levi (below). May carry moorit.

AI sire is Ungi; dam is DL 214X (Laki, my F1 Geri daughter)

Phenotype: B5SH

Genotype: Aa/Aa BB/B- Ss/Ss

Leader genetics: 1/2 Ungi, 1/4 Geri, 1/16 Tigull, and 1/32 each Biskup, and Ari; also some Blessa (~88% leader; 6 leader lines)

AI genetics: 1/2 Ungi, 1/4 Geri, 1/16 Tigull, and 1/32 each Biskup, and Ari, and some Moli (~88% AI).


FLÁA (BEL 026F)

4 May 2018

A white horned ewe with a meaty build and an amazing thick, fine fleece. Must carry solid; may carry moorit and/or spotting. 

AI sire is Burkni; dam is BEL 803D (Felsa, my F1 Drifandi daughter)

Phenotype: O1H

Genotype: Awt/Aa BB/B- S-/S-

AI genetics:  1/2 Burkni,1/4 Drifandi and 1/32 each Kani, Flotti, and Aboti (~84% AI)


AKRA (BEL 032F)

22 May 2018

A horned black-gray ewe lamb who must carry moorit and may carry spotting.  She was late-born, but has matured to a really solid meaty girl with a gorgeous fleece. A really spirited girl – initiating the lamb races with the older lambs!

BEL 624B (Vindur, my F1 Grámann son); dam is BEL 718C (Helga, my F1 Gandur daughter)

Phenotype: B2H

Genotype: Aa/Aa BB/B- SS/Ss

AI genetics: 1/4 Gramann, 1/4 Gandur, 1/8 each Kani and Flotti (75% AI)


HÆNA (BEL 108G)

26 April 2019

A horned black mouflon horned ewe lamb.  She is a true black with light cream – little if any of the pheomelanin that is often seen in mouflons.  A fast-growing girl!

AI Sire is Kornelius; dam is CSIC 7C (Surtsey)

Phenotype: B4H

Genotype: AtAa BB/B- SS/S-

AI genetics: 1/2 Kornelius, 1/8 Blettur, and 1/16+ Dropi, 1/32+ Grimur and Skumur; with some Udi, Heli, Hunn, Bambi, Blaevar, Laekur, Fengur, Rektor, Flotti, Morro, Molur, Austri, Dalur, Vestri, Horvi, Pruni, Peili, Askur and Ljori  (85% AI).


KRAFLA (BEL 120G)

6 May 2019

A classic leader pattern in black, with a bit of extra white.  She may carry moorit. Showing excellent leader conformation, and the beginnings of expected leader behavior.

Sire is BEL 816D (Lugja, my F1 Golsi son; dam is 214X (Laki, my Geri daughter)

Phenotype: B5SH

Genotype: Aa/Aa BB/B- Ss/Ss

Leader genetics: 5/16 Geri, 1/4 Golsi, 1/8 Karl Philip, 1/16+ Tigull, and ~1/32 each Biskup, and Ari; also some Blessa (~85% leader).

AI genetics: 5/16 Geri, 1/4 Golsi, 1/8 Karl Philip, 1/16+ Tigull, and ~1/32 each Biskup, and Ari, and some Moli (~85% AI).


Oti (BEL 123G)

9 May 2019

A black polled ewe with interesting patches of flashing.  Her black is also interesting - almost a very dark smoky gray. Very fast-growing, with amazing fleece.

Sire is BEL 911E (Dokkur, my F1 Erpur son); dam is BEL 909E (Kinna, my F1 Skrauti daughter)

Phenotype: B5P

Genotype: Aa/Aa BB/B- SS/Ss

AI genetics: 1/4 Erpur, 1/4 Skrauti, 1/16 Vodvi, with some Dalur and Jokull (~63% AI)


HRYGGJA (BEL 124G)

9 May 2019

A polled black mouflon ewe lamb. May carry moorit and/or spotting. She is growing very nicely, and has a stunning fleece, courtesy of AI sires Grafeldur and Erpur.  A winning combination!

Sire is BEL 911E (Dokkur, my F1 Erpur son); dam is BEL 902E (Moa, my F2 Grafeldur and Aladin daughter)

Phenotype: B4P

Genotype: At/Aa BB/B- SS/Ss

AI genetics: 1/4 Erpur, 1/8 Grafeldur, 1/8 Aladin, 1/8 Vodvi, with some Hnykill, Serker, Dalur, and Jokull (63% AI)


VEDDE (BEL 125G)

10 May 2019

A classic leader ewe in black. May carry moorit.

AI sire is Ungi; dam is BEL 817D (Katla, my F1 Geri daughter)

Phenotype: B5SH

Genotype: Aa/Aa BB/B- Ss/Ss

Leader genetics: 1/2 Ungi, ~3/8 Geri, 1/8 Loftur, with Tigull. Biskup, Ari, and some Blessa (~97% Leader).

AI genetics: 1/2 Ungi, ~ 3/8 Geri, 1/8 Loftur. with Tigull. Biskup, Ari, Flotti, Aboti, and Moli (~97% AI).


VESTRA (BEL 130G)

12 May 2019

A classic leader patterning in black: white blaze and socks, and a striking throat ruff.  May also carry moorit.

AI sire is Ungi; dam is BEL 907E (Kerling, my F1 Florgodi daughter)

Phenotype: B5SH

Genotype: Aa/Aa BB/B- Ss/Ss

Leader genetics:  1/2 Ungi, 1/4 Florgodi, 1/8 Geri, 1/32 Tigull, and 1/64 each Biskup, and Ari,; also some Blessa (~94% Leader).

 AI genetics: 1/2 Ungi, 1/4 Florgodi, 1/8 Geri, 1/32 Tigull, and 1/64 each Biskup, and Ari, and some Moli (~94% AI).


BRANA (BEL 132G)

14 May 2019

A moorit mouflon spotted horned ewe lamb twin. 

Sire is BEL 816D (Lugja, my F1 Golsi son; dam is SSW 345D (Ludia)

Phenotype: M4SH

Genotype: At/Aa Bb/Bb Ss/Ss         

Leader genetics: 1/4 Golsi, 1/8 Karl Philip, ~1/16 Geri and Leifur, ~1/32 each Ari, Blesi, Biskup, with Prestur, Tigull and Yeoman Blessa (~67%).

 AI genetics: 1/4 Golsi, 1/8 Karl Philip, ~1/16 Geri and Leifur, ~1/32 each Ari, Blesi, Biskup, Leifur, Hynkill, and Bambi, with Prestur, Tigull with some Moli ,and Morro (71% AI).


PRESTA (BEL 134G)

17 May 2019

A horned spotted leader ewe lamb.  May carry moorit.   

Sire is BEL 726C (Alftan, my F1 Karl Philip son); dam is SSW 319D (Surtla)

Phenotype: B5SH

Genotype: Aa/Aa BB/B- Ss/Ss

Leader genetics: 1/4 Karl Philip 1/8 Blesi, 1/8 Joakim, 3/32 Tigull, 1/16 Prestur, 3/64 each Biskup and Ari, and also some Yeoman Blessa (~77% leader; 8 leader lines)

AI genetics: 1/4 Karl Philip, 1/8 Blesi, 1/8 Joakim, 3/32 Tigull, 1/16 Prestur, 3/64 each Biskup and Ari, with some Moli (~77% AI)


GIESLA (BEL 140G)

29 May 2019

A horned black SGGM ewe lamb. Must carry spotting and may carry moorit.

Sire is BEL 818D (Brokar, my F1 Kveikur son); dam is RBR 328D (Nellie)

Phenotype: B6H

Genotype: Ag-t/Aa BB/B- SS/Ss

AI genetics: 5/16 Kveikur and 1/16 each Mango, Raftur, Grani and Skumur with some Blettur, Kjalvar, Mali, Lodi, Grimur, Ljori, Laekur Heli, Eldar, Fengur, Kani, Flotti, Austri, Hunn, Dropi, Vestri, Horvi, Blaevar, Ari, and Galsi (~74% AI)


RETIRED EWES


KRAFLA (BLW 941S)

21 April 2006

Krafla is a polled black-gray mouflon with a fleece that just won’t quit: long, soft tog and tons of light gray thel. Her lambs are always spectacular! She’s shy but very sweet. Her daughter Nama remains at Trinity Farm.

Phenotype: B24P

Genotype: Ag/At BB/B- SS/Ss

AI Genetics: 1/8 Hnykill, 1/8 Serker, 1/8 Flotti, 1/16 Skreppur (43.8% AI)


GRIMSEY (DL 370T)

20 April 2007

Grimsey is a black-gray polled girl with a gorgeous fleece. As evidenced by her lambs, she also carries spotting.  She’s a bit aloof, and a very careful mom. She produces lots of milk, but would rather keep it for her babies since she let me know that she wasn’t thrilled about the milking stand. A number of her AI sons and daughters remain at Trinity Farm.

Phenotype: B2P

Genotype: Ag/Aa BB/Bb SS/Ss 

AI Genetics: 1/8 Dalur(12.5% AI)


ULTRA (INGL 025U)

25 April 2008

Ultra is a black horned ewe who came from a career in show business.  She has her own YouTube video.  She’s smart and curious – not surprising considering she has some leader blood in her veins. 

Phenotype: B5H

Genotype: Aa/Aa BB/Bb SS/Ss

Leadersheep Genetics: 1/8 Leifur, 1/32 Ari, also Blessa (16.4% leader; 3 leader lines)

AI Genetics: 1/8 Flotti, 1/8 Bambi, 1/8 Leifur 1/16 Morro, 1/16 Serkur, 1/16 Peli, 1/32 Ari (59.4% AI)


JOKULL (DL 638U)

1 May 2008

Jökull is a white horned girl who is very curious and friendly. Her fleece is gorgeous: silky and long. She was a bit reserved at first, but became quite assertive, but friendly.  She was a phenomenal milk producer, and loved jumping on the stand at milking time.  She has had spectacular white ewe and ram lambs, including the only Ylur lambs in North America.  A daughter and son remain at Trinity Farm.

Phenotype: O1H

Genotype: Awt/A- BB/B- S-/S- 

AI Genetics: 1/8 Aboti (12.5% AI)


KATLA (BLW 267U)

13 May 2008

Katla is a leader-ewe and takes her responsibilities very seriously. Her fleece is very black, with only a little graying and with thick thel and soft tog. She’s had some terrific AI leader lambs. She’s always alert and watching…to see if there are visitors, to see what the neighbors might be doing, to see if there is any danger in the new pasture.  Of the seven lambs that Katla raised, only one (Laki) was a ewe. Laki remains at Trinity Farm,  a matriarch of the leader flock; many of her brothers reside in flocks across the country.

Phenotype: B5SH

Genotype: Aa/Aa BB/BB Ss/Ss

AI Genetics: 1/4 Tigull, 1/8 Biskup, 1/8 Ari, 1/32 Moli(53.1% AI)

Leadersheep Genetics: 1/4 Tigull, 1/8 Biskup, 1/8 Ari, 1/32 Blessa(51.7%  Leader)


THORIS (DL 653W)

23 April 2009

Thoris is a horned moorit ewe, with a dense, soft fleece.   Her thel is a warm brown, and the tog is honey brown.  She is still a bit reserved, but is very curious. Many of the lambs Thoris raised are enjoying life at other farms; Dalur remains at Trinity Farm as a flock sire.

Phenotype: M5H

Genotype: Aa/Aa Bb/Bb SS/S-

AI Genetics: 1/8 Flotti, 1/16 Kani, 1/16 Moli, 1/16 Plaivar (31.3% AI)


TORFA (DL 655W)

24 April 2009

Torfa is a horned moorit gray ewe.  Her lamb fleece was incredibly soft with huge amounts of thel.  Her adult fleece is beautiful beyond words. Her daughter, Tinda remains at Trinity Farm.

Phenotype: M2H

Genotype: Ag/Aa Bb/Bb SS/S-

AI Genetics: 1/8 Kani, 1/8 Aboti (25% AI)


VATNA (DL 754W)

6 May 2009

Vatna is a horned black-gray ewe with an amazingly silky fleece – loads of thel and very soft tog.  Her ram lamb last year was moorit, so we know she carries solid and moorit.  She is friendly and gentle. She leaves behind several ewes, Halsa, Felsa, and Hamra at Trinity Farm.

Phenotype: B2H

Genotype: Ag/Aa BB/Bb SS/S-

AI Genetics: 1/8 Flotti, 1/8 Kani, 1/8 Aboti (37.5% AI)


HESTA (DL 133A)

22 April 2013

A lovely gray horned twin ewe.  Gorgeous fleece and a very sweet personality. A lot of white in her background, so it’s possible that she carries moorit and/or spotting. She raised two beautiful Gramann ewe lambs and a Kveikur ram lamb, both of which remain at Trinity Farm.

Phenotype: B2H

Genotype: Ag/Aa BB/B- SS/S-

AI genetics: 1/8 Aboti, 1/8 Flotti, 1/8 Bessi (37.5% AI).

SKALA (BEL 601B) 

17 April 2014

A black-gray (homozygous)  twin ewe.  A beautiful fast-growing girl with a long silky pale gray fleece. May carry moorit and spotting.  Her AI sire is Grabotni; dam is DL 754W (Vatna).  Her AI (Drifand) lamb is a flock sire at another farm in NY.

Phenotype: B2H

Genotype: Ag/Ag BB/B- SS/S-

AI genetics: 1/2 Grabotni and 1/16 each Kani, Flotti and Aboti (69% AI).


LUDIA (SSW 345D)

10 May 2016

The classic leader pattern of white blaze and socks - in moorit mouflon. She left this world far too soon, but left behind at Trinity Farm a beautiful moorit mouflon ewe and a moorit badger ram.

Phenotype: M4SH

Genotype: At/Aa BB/B- Ss/Ss

Leadersheep genetics: Leifur, Geri, Biskup, Ari, Blesi, Prestur (~53% leader; 6 leader lines)

AI genetics:  Leifur, Geri, Hynkill, Bambi, Biskup, Ari, Morro (66% AI)