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Ewes

Alternative Forages

Occasional pasture renovations allow the use of alternative forages like this planting of oats and turnips.
Katahdins can use alternative forages. Misty Oaks Farm Katahdin sheep at Misty Oaks Farm
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Misty Oaks Farm Jeff & Kathy Bielek Wooster, OH  330-264-5281 email email

Early Maturity

We select for early maturity and prefer ewes that lamb as yearlings.
Ewes that lamb as yearlings.  Misty Oaks Farm

Excellent Mothers

Nine year old ewe with her 7th set of triplets (25 total lambs born and raised).
Nine year old ewe with her 7th set of triplets.  Misty Oaks Farm

Winter on Pasture

Ewes are fed hay and stockpiled forage with access to portable, three-sided shelters.
Katahdins winter on pasture, even in the winter.  Misty Oaks Farm

Breeding Ewes

We use detailed, accurate production records and EBVs to identify and select breeding stock.
Ram with his group of breeding ewes.  Misty Oaks Farm

Forage-Based Production

A group of ewes and lambs graze early spring pasture.
A group of ewes and lambs graze early spring pasture. Misty Oaks Farm Without Records You Canít Tell Thereís a lot you canít tell just by looking at a group of lambs like these.  Parasite resistance, growth rate, or prolificacy for instance.  Without good production records, or better yet, EBVs, you canít tell what differences are due to management or environment vs genetic potential.
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Early Access to Pasture

Lambs are usually born in the barn, but have access to pasture from the beginning.
Lambs have access to pasture early.  Misty Oaks Farm

Hardy Lambs

Katahdin lambs are hardy, a real asset when lambing in March in Ohio.
Katahdin lambs are hardy.  Misty Oaks Farm
Without Records You Can’t Tell

Selection Criteria

We look for balance between growth, parasite resistance and pounds of lamb born and raised.
We look for balance between growth, parasite resistance and pounds of lamb born and raised. Misty Oaks Farm

Parasite Resistance

Lambs with greater resistant to parasites allow us to graze more sheep without compromising animal health or performance.
Lambs with greater resistance to parasites allow us to graze more sheep. Misty Oaks Farm

Pippin

Our new Border Collie pup isn’t even a year old yet but is learning fast and is already a big help with the sheep!
Sadie, our young farm dog. Misty Oaks Farm

Rotational Grazing

We use portable electric netting to subdivide pastures for optimal pasture utilization.
Portable electric netting subdivides pastures for rotational grazing. Misty Oaks Farm Without Records, You Can't Tell good sheep traits. Misty Oaks Farm
Katahdin sheep at Misty Oaks Farm
© 2015-2017 Misty Oaks Farm • All Rights Reserved
Ewes
Misty Oaks Farm
Misty Oaks Farm Jeff & Kathy Bielek Wooster, OH  330-264-5281 email email Ewes that lamb as yearlings.  Misty Oaks Farm Nine year old ewe with her 7th set of triplets.  Misty Oaks Farm

Alternative Forages

Occasional pasture renovations allow the use of alternative forages like this planting of oats and turnips.

Early Maturity

We select for early maturity and prefer ewes that lamb as yearlings.

Excellent Mothers

Nine year old ewe with her 7th set of triplets (25 total lambs born and raised).
Katahdins can use alternative forages. Misty Oaks Farm

Winter on Pasture

Ewes are fed hay and stockpiled forage with access to portable, three-sided shelters.
Katahdins winter on pasture, even in the winter.  Misty Oaks Farm Ram with his group of breeding ewes.  Misty Oaks Farm

Forage-Based

Production

A group of ewes and lambs graze early spring pasture.
A group of ewes and lambs graze early spring pasture. Misty Oaks Farm
Farm

Early Access to Pasture

Lambs are usually born in the barn, but have access to pasture from the beginning.
NWT621 "Brute" Without Records You Canít Tell Thereís a lot you canít tell just by looking at a group of lambs like these.  Parasite resistance, growth rate, or prolificacy for instance.  Without good production records, or better yet, EBVs, you canít tell what differences are due to management or environment vs genetic potential. Without Records, You Can't Tell good sheep traits. Misty Oaks Farm
Without Records You Can’t Tell

Selection Criteria

We look for balance between growth, parasite resistance and pounds of lamb born and raised.
We look for balance between growth, parasite resistance and pounds of lamb born and raised. Misty Oaks Farm

Parasite Resistance

Lambs with greater resistant to parasites allow us to graze more sheep without compromising animal health or performance.
Lambs with greater resistance to parasites allow us to graze more sheep. Misty Oaks Farm

Rotational Grazing

We use portable electric netting to subdivide pastures for optimal pasture utilization.
Portable electric netting subdivides pastures for rotational grazing. Misty Oaks Farm

Hardy Lambs

Katahdin lambs are hardy, a real asset when lambing in March in Ohio.
Katahdin lambs are hardy.  Misty Oaks Farm
MOF

Breeding Ewes

We use detailed, accurate production records and EBVs to identify and select breeding stock.

Pippin

Our new Border Collie pup isn’t even a year old yet but is learning fast and is already a big help with the sheep!
Sadie, our young farm dog. Misty Oaks Farm