Icelandic Rams & Wethers

 

Rams


DALUR (BEL 509A)

24 April 2013

Moorit-gray ram with sturdy horns and beautiful fleece. 

AI sire is Blettur; dam is DL 653W (Thoris)

Phenotype: M2H

Genotype:  AgAa Bb/Bb SS/Ss

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


KALDI (BEL 510A)

3 May 2013

A striking white ram with sturdy horns and wonderful sparkling white fleece. Must carry black and maybe moorit and spotting.

AI sire is Ylur; dam is DL 638U (Jökull). Jökull is my best milker, and Ylur’s daughters have excellent milking ability too. A winning combination for the dairy flock!

Phenotype: O1H

Genotype:  Awt/A- BB/B- S-/S-

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


KANI (BEL 513A)

6 May 2013

Spotted black badger ram, with a long and lustrous fleece. I called him Kani because when he was small, he bounced and ran like a rabbit.  Kanina (rabbit) sounded like a girl’s name, so I shortened it.

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

Phenotype: B3SP

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

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


VINDUR  (BEL 629B)

4 May 2014

Moorit gray badger ram.  May carry spotting.  Gorgious fleece! 

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

Phenotype: M23H

Genotype:  Ag/Ab Bb/Bb SS/S-

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


SKALEY (BEL 624B)

6 May 2014

Moorit ram with a gorgeous chocolate fleece. His spotted lambs prove that he carries spotting. 

AI sire is Höttur; dam is DL 370T (Grimsey).

Phenotype: M5P

Genotype: Aa/Aa Bb/Bb SS/Ss    

AI genetics: 1/2 Höttur and 1/16 Dalur (56% AI)


SKAFTÁ (BEL 708C)

24 April 2015

Spotted black leader ram. This boy is all leader – alert, light build, leading behavior already in evidence! Must carry moorit.

AI sire is Florgodi; dam is BEL 503A (Hekla, my F1 Karl Philip daughter).

Phenotype: B5SH

Genotype: Aa/Aa BB/Bb Ss/Ss

Leader genetics: 1/2 Florgodi, 1/4 Karl Philip, 1/8 Geri, 1/32 Tigull 1/64 each Biskup and Ari, and also some Blessa (~94% leader; 7 leader lines)

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


ALFTAN (BEL 726C)

1 May 2015

A black spotted leader ram. A very striking boy, friendly and independent. Carries moorit.

AI leader sire is Karl Philip; dam is BLW 267U (Katla).

Phenotype: B5SH.

Genotype: Aa/Aa BB/Bb Ss/Ss

Leader genetics: 1/2 Karl Philip, 1/8 Tigull, 1/16 Biskup, 1/16 Ari, as well as Yeoman Blessa         (~78% leader; 5 leader lines)

AI genetics: 1/2 Karl Philip, 1/8 Tigull, 1/16 Biskup, 1/16 Ari, and some Moli (~78% AI)


HAFNAR (BEL 808D)

22 April 2016

Black gray polled ram. His sire comes from an AI line bred in Iceland for pelt quality, and you can see it in his fleece!  May carry spotting and moorit. 

AI sire is Grafeldur; dam is BEL 633B (Valla)

Phenotype: B2P

Genotype: Ag/Aa BB/B- SS/S-

AI genetics: 1/2 Grafeldur, 1/8 Vodvi, with some Dalur and Jokull (65% AI)


LUGJA (BEL 816D)

28 April 2016

A spotted badger leader ram. A strriking boy who has so little color it's hard to tell...but there's just enough to see!

AI leader sire is Golsi; dam is BEL 503A (Hekla, my F1 Karl Philip daughter and Geri grand-daughter)

Phenotype: M3SH

Genotype: Ab/Aa Bb/Bb Ss/Ss

Leader genetics: 1/2 Golsi, 1/4 Karl Philip, 1/8 Geri, 1/32 Tigull, and 1/64 each Biskup, and Ari; also some Blessa (~94% leader; 7 leader lines)

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


BROKAR (BEL 818D)

29 April 2016

A solid black horned ram. A fast-growing, hefty young ram! May carry moorit and spotting.

AI sire is Kveikur; dam is DL 133A (Hesta)

Phenotype: B5H

Genotype: Aa/Aa BB/B- SS/S-

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


Dauthur (BEL 904E)

19 April 2017

A horned homozygous gray moorit ram who may carry spotting. A nice boy with a gorgeous oatmeal fleece.

Born 4/19/17

Sire is BEL 509A (Dalur, my F1 Blettur son); dam is DL 655W (Torfa)

Phenotype: M2H

Genotype: Ag/Ag Bb/Bb SS/S-

AI genetics: 1/4 Blettur and 1/16 each Kani and Aboti with Flotti, Kani, Moli, and Plaevar (~46% AI)

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Dökkur (BEL 911E)

28 April 2017

A polled spotted black badger ram. Possibly carries moorit. Nice long-bodied ram. He adds some of the excellent Erpur meat and fleece genetics to my polled flock!

AI sire is Erpur; dam is BEL 633B (Valla)

Phenotype: B3SP

Genotype: Ab/Aa BB/B- Ss/Ss

AI genetics: 1/2 Erpur, 1/8 Vodvi, with some Dalur and Jokull (65% AI)

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Geysir (BEL 919E)

2 May 2017

A horned spotted black ram. May carry moorit. A bit more white than is brother, who now resides at a new home, but otherwise, two peas in a pod! His mother on multiple occasions has sounded the early warning signal (BAAA!) when things aren't quite right, but has not shown an inclination to lead the flock.  It will be interesting to see this boy 's range of behaviors as he grows up.

Sire is BEL 726C (Alftan, my F1 Karl Philip son); dam is DL 141A (Reyjka)

Phenotype: B5SH

Genotype: Aa/Aa BB/Bb Ss/S-

Leader genetics: 1/4 Karl Philip, 1/8+ Ari, 1/16 Tigull, and 1/32 Biskup, with some Blessa (~51% leader; 5 leader lines).

AI genetics: 1/4 Karl Philip, 1/8+ Ari, 1/16 Tigull, and 1/32 each Biskup, Flotti and Aboti, with some Moli (~56% AI).


Heimay (BEL 005F)

18 April 2018

A horned moorit SGGM ram lamb.  He may carry spotting.

Sire is BEL 829D (Myvatn); dam is CSIC 7C (Surtsey)

Phenotype: M6H

Genotype: Ag-t/Aa Bb/Bb SS/S-

AI genetics: Lambs will be 1/4 Karl Philip, 1/8 Geri, 1/16 Tigull and Dropi, and ~1/32 each Leifur, Ari, Bambi, Flotti, Aboti, Grimur and Skumur; with some Moli, Udi, Heli, Hunn, Blaevar, Laekur, Fengur, Rektor, Flotti, Morro, Serkur, Molur, Austri, Dalur, Vestri, Horvi, Pruni, Peili, Askur and Ljori; also some Blessa. (79% AI, 47% leader)


Thjorsar (BEL 010F)

20 April 2018

A horned spotted black badger leader ram lamb. Must carry moorit. He is an inquisitive boy who is showing leader tendencies at an early age.  Very human-oriented and respectful.

AI sire is Ungi; dam is BEL 716C (Theista, my F1 Florgodi daughter)

Phenotype: B3SH

Genotype: Ab/Aa BB/Bb Ss/Ss

Leader genetics: 1/2 Ungi, 1/4 Florgodi, 1/8 Geri, 1/32 Tigull, and 1/64 each Biskup, and Ari, and some Blessa (~94% Leader; 7 leader lines)

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).


Hengill (BEL 011F)

20 April 2018

A leader ram with the classic markings in black and white; may carry moorit. A big boy who will definitely be a flock leader as he already shows the leading drive. 

AI sire is Ungi; dam is BEL 503A (Hekla, my F1 Karl Philip daughter)

Phenotype: B5SH

Genotype: Aa/Aa BB/B- Ss/Ss

Leader genetics: 1/2 Ungi, 1/4 Karl Philip, 1/8 Geri, 1/32 Tigull, and 1/64 each Biskup, and Ari; also some Blessa (~94% leader; 7 leader lines)

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

Myrdal (BEL 012F)

21 April 2018

A horned white ram lamb, brother of Elskan, who may carry solid or gray. Amazing fleece from this sire!

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)


Myrkar (BEL 027F)

10 May 2018

A moorit (gray?) badger horned ram lamb who may carry spotting.

Sire is BEL 624B (Vindur, my F1 Grámann son); dam is DL 144A (Blanda)

Phenotype: M3H

Genotype: Ab/Aa Bb/Bb SS/S-

AI genetics: 1/4 Gramann, ~3/16 Flotti, 1/16 Kani, and 1/32 Aboti (50% AI). 


Hamar (BEL 031F)

18 May 2018

A horned homozygous black-gray ram lamb who must carry moorit and may carry spotting.

Sire is BEL 904E (Dauthur, my Blettur grandson); dam is BEL 736C (Hamra, my F1 Salamon daughter)

Phenotype: B22H

Genotype: Ag/Ag BB/Bb SS/S-

AI genetics: 1/4 Salamon, 1/8 Blettur, Kani, Aboti; 1/16 h Flotti; 1/32 each Moli and Plaevar. (~58 AI).


Malmey (BEL 033F)

17 June 2018

A horned black-gray ram lamb twin, brother of Latra (above).  Must carry moorit and may carry spotting.

Sire is BEL 509A (Dalur, my F1 Blettur son); dam is INGL 025U (Ultra)

Phenotype: B2H

Genotype: Ag/Aa BB/Bb SS/S-

AI genetics: 1/4 Blettur; 1/16 each Bambi, Leifur, and Flotti; 1/32 each Morro, Serkur, and  Peli; and 1/64 Ari, with some Moli and some Plaivar (~63% AI)


RETIRED RAMS



BRANDUR (DL 320S)

5 May 2008

Brandur was a magnificent ram – a spotted black-gray badger, and he might have carried moorit, although he never had a moorit lamb.  But the spotting made him mostly white.  His fleece was incredibly long, soft and lustrous.  He passed this trait on to his babies, too!   He had small scurs, which made him a bit more deferential to his fellow rams than he might have been otherwise.  His personality was sweet and gentle, and he was very well-mannered. He was a wonderful flock sire, and leaves behind some beautiful and productive offspring.

Phenotype: B23SP

Genotype: Ag/AbBB/BB Ss/Ss

AI Genetics: 1/8 Dalur, 1/8 Jokull, (25% AI)


GÍGAR (BEL 715C)

28 April 2015

Spotted moorit ram twin (brother of Theista, breeding ewe at Trinity). Showing strong leader behavior and has a gorgious milk-chocolate fleece to boot!

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

Gigar has departed for another farm where his leader qualities will be put to good breeding use, but leaves behind several spectacular moorit lambs at Trinity Farm.

Phenotype: M5SH

Genotype: Aa/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)


THORDAR (BEL 815D)

26 April 2016

A black spotted ram with the classic leader markings. Must carry moorit. A really stunning boy from every angle!

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

Thordar now resides at another farm, where he will sire more leader lambs.  He leaves here a ewe with the classic leader "look"and behavior.

Phenotype: B5SH

Genotype: Aa/Aa BB/Bb Ss/Ss

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


MYVATN (829D)

19 May 2016

A solid moorit horned leader ram. Must carry spotting.  Sadly, Myvatn left us, but left behind 2 wonderful ram lambs.

AI leader sire is Karl Philip; dam is INGL 025U (Ultra)

Phenotype: M5H

Genotype: Aa/Aa Bb/Bb SS/Ss

Leader genetics: 1/2 Karl Philip, 1/16 Leifur, 1/64 Ari as well as some Blessa (~58% leader; 4 leader lines)

AI genetics: 1/2 Karl Philip, 1/16 Leifur, Flotti and Bambi,1/32 Morro, Serkur, Peli, and 1/64 Ari, as well as some Moli (~80% AI)


Wethers


ASKJA (BEL 102W)  

25 April 2009

Askja is the son of Brandur and Grimsey, and brother of Hekla, and you can tell by just looking at them!  His face, however, has more of the “evil clown” look.  He only needs one worming during the high season.  

Phenotype: B23SC


MILES, aka Punkin (BEL 107W) 

8 May 2009

“Punky”  is a special little guy. He is the horned moorit son of Myrdal and Surtsey.   Like his sister Brigitta, he was premature, and weighed less than 3 lbs at birth.  His mom emphatically wanted nothing to do with him, which was really OK with him, since he got to live in the house and drink goat’s milk from a bottle.  He overtook all the other lambs, and is now a very chunky little guy.  He has chocolate brown tog and a warm brown thel that is all soft, soft, soft!  

Phenotype:  M5H

 

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