Sheep have been a part of my life since receiving a bottle lamb at age 10.  In 1987 we attended one of the first National Polypay Sales and purchased 4 ewes and a ram.  Polypays were an immediate hit on our farm and soon replaced the other sheep we had raised because of their superior mothering ability.  We were early adopters of the NSIP program and now have many years of data to back up the productivity of our flock. 

Our entire flock, about 100 ewes, is descended from those original 4 ewes.  For reasons of biosecurity, we limit introductions to the flock by only bringing in a new ram every few years. 

You will find that our Polypays are a bit larger than the average Polypay.  Our primary selection trait is lbs. of lamb weaned and secondary is growth.  Our flock is on pasture from the time the lambs are weaned in the spring until early winter. 

Lambing is in February and March with the lambs being raised in a hoop barn until 110 days of age when those kept for replacements and breeding sales are turned out on pasture and the remaining lambs, mostly wethers, are finished on a high energy diet for the local market.  

A Pile of Lambs Resting

We are totally sold out of ewes for 2018.

We will be consigning 2 rams to both the Spencer, Iowa and the Wooster, Ohio NSIP Sales. These rams are be well above the breed average for NLW, Number of Lambs Weaned, WWT, Weaning Weight, and PWWT, Post Waening Weight.

We will also have a good selection of ram lambs available from the farm for pickup or delivery after July 15. Rams may be selected and reserved before that date.

 4750N 450E  Rochester, IN 46975

 (574) 204-3442


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High lifetime prolificacy
Large lamb crop at one year of age
Ability to lamb more frequently than once per year
Rapid growth rate of lambs
Desirable carcass quality

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