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Dairy bloodline purebred Finnsheep ram sheep milk - $550 (Danby)

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Location: Danby, VT
Purebred brown Finnsheep ram

Milo bred all my EF ewes for this year's lambing so I am considering moving him on to another farm before we move so we don't have to build separate ram housing immediately.

His pedigree can be viewed here:

http://www.finnsheep-pedigrees.org/sheep-search/pedigree/?aid=33194

His dam was an absolute dream to hand milk. Her teats were the perfect size for handmilking, they had a large orifice size so she milked out very quickly, she had a clean/wool-less udder, and I could easily milk her from behind due to great teat position. She produced nearly a gallon per day and had a beautiful medial suspensory ligament, even at 9 years old!

Milo would do best breeding larger, less prolific breeds such as East Friesian or Lacaune because his dam's teats were too large for newborn Finnsheep lambs to latch onto (so I had to bottlefeed them). Newborn lambs in the 8+ lb range would be best versus 5 lb range so they can latch onto larger teats easily after birth.

I am located in Danby, Vermont. We value biosecurity and I'd like to see him go to a like-minded breeder within a 5-hour radius of Danby, VT.

Feel free to email me for more info and pics. Thank you

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