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2021 Montana Wool Growers 8th Annual Ewe Sale


Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 10 head
Description: Targhee Yearlings
Consignor: Montana Sheep Company
Location: Fort Shaw, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2101 -- 10hd -- Targhee Yearlings ------ Montana Sheep Co Ft Shaw, MT Montana Sheep Company – Roeder Family - We expect our ewes to be good mothers the first time and every time. Consigned are 10 Targhee ewes from a B. ovis free flock with MSC, Green, McRae, and Ortmann genetics. Ewe flock wool clip averages 21.5 Expect a 175% drop. Ewes will milk well, and have good udder construction. No eye problems. Registerable, with NSIP data. Raised with minimal inputs and guard dogs. Herded on leafy spurge and native pasture. Back poured, de-wormed, and first vaccination for breeding at sale time. Ewes were shorn February 21st. Visit montanasheepco.com “Targhee Sheep” for more information.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 10 head
Description: Targhee Yearlings
Consignor: Bieber Land LLC/Cord Bieber
Location: Brockway, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2102 --10hd -- Targhee Yearlings ------ Bieber Land Cord Bieber Brockway, MT Bieber Land is consigning sixty head of range ready yearling commercial Targhee ewes to the Eighth Annual Montana Ewe Sale. The dams of these yearlings have been shed lambed and selected for mothering ability as well as udder soundness and conformation. Ewes are retained for their ability to raise their lambs with no assistance while staying in good condition. The sires were all purebred Targhee rams selected for high growth traits and high fleece traits on NSIP. The rolling five-year core average for the flock is 20.8 micron. The ewes and lambs are run on Eastern Montana range for four months after lambing and the lambs are weaned on grass. These yearling ewes were kept based upon confirmation, build and their performance comparative to their birth type. They were supplemented with wheat mid pellets over the winter but have grown solely on range grass since April.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 10 head
Description: Rambouillet Yearlings
Consignor: Lehfeldt Rambouillets
Location: Lavina, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2103 -- 10hd -- Rambouillet Yearlings ------ Lehfeldt Rambouillets Lavina, MT We are a Fifth-Generation, Polled, Registered Rambouillet sheep ranch located in Lavina, Montana. Shed lamb 2300 commercial ewes and 170 registered ewes in April with over 150% lamb crop NSIP and EBVs used in the selection process for lambing rate, wool quality, and carcass quality for over the past 15 years. Ewes/lambs herded with livestock protection dogs on grass and leafy spurge during summer months All ewes have been herded in large bands on native grassland over the summer Yearling Wool – 17.6 micron, 60.4% yield A line – 20.1 micron, 60.7% yield
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 10 head
Description: TargheeXRambouilletXCormo
Consignor: Colin McWilliams
Location: Cohagen, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2104 --10hd ------ TargheeXRambouilletXCormo Yearlings -- Colin McWilliams Cohagen, MT These ewes were born starting May 20, 2020. Ewes were raised on mainly short grass and stubble fields with little attention; they are raised to take care of themselves and their lambs. Very hardy and reliable ewes. We have seen 160 percent shed lamb crop out of their mothers. Wool was 20.4-micron, 52.7% yield and 0.7 vegetable matter.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 10 head
Description: Targhee Yearlings
Consignor: Hughes Newford
Location: Stanford, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2105 -- 10hd -- Targhee Yearlings ------ Hughes Newford John & Betty Sampel Stanford, MT Hughes Newford is selling 2 lots of 10 commercial ewes. Their dams have consistently lambed out 180% and have been selected on high maternal traits. The wool from these yearling ewes was sold right along with the ewe wool, due to its staple length. As lambs and as yearlings they graze spurge and only native grasses in our foothills. They wintered on long stem hay and 1# of wheat mids. These yearling ewes will come in “grass fat” and ready for the breeding season.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 10 head
Description: Targhee Yearlings
Consignor: Hinnaland
Location: Circle, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2106 -- 10hd -- Targhee Yearlings ------ Hinnaland Circle, MT Forty home raised yearling ewes are our consignment this year. They have spent the summer competing with grasshoppers on native grass. Their mothers are shed lambed and will follow their lambs into a jug. These sheep are mild mannered and easy to work with, will follow a feed pickup anywhere and know how to eat pellets. They were shorn March 23rd. The 2020 wool clip was 18.9 micron and 61% yield, and the 2021 wool clip is still in storage and has not been cored. Sires are fine wooled rams purchased at MWGA Ram Sales. Mothers of these sheep have all been home raised as we have not purchased a female sheep in over 30 years.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 10 head
Description: Columbia Yearlings
Consignor: Richard & Cindy Gee
Location: Shepherd, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2107 -- 10hd -- Columbia Yearlings ------ Richard & Cindy Gee Shepherd, MT Forty years of growing sheep and here is the cream of the crop. All are Twins, and their Mothers were good milkers and Great Mothers. They are used to the electric fence and they love the Guard dog. Any questions call Richard 406-690-5087.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 10 head
Description: TargheexRambouillet
Consignor: MSU MT Ag Experiment Station
Location: Bozeman, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2108 -- 10hd -- TargheeXRambouillet Yearling Ewes ------ MSU MT Ag Experiment Station Bozeman, MT The Montana Ag Experiment Station yearling ewe consignments are a Targhee/Rambouillet cross from sires sourced at the Montana Ram Sale for generations. These will be low input, moderate framed older style commercial, fine wool ewes bred for the drier, rocky conditions at MAES Red Bluff. Our mature ewes will average around 130 pounds at turnout to summer range, shear a 20.8 micron clip and drop around 140% lamb crop. They are shed lambed and herded with guard dogs in the rough Bear Trap area north of Ennis. Ewes are wintered on minimal inputs and are expected to forage.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 10 head
Description: Targhee Yearlings
Consignor: Jeff & Dawnita Sampsel
Location: Stanford, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2109 -- 10hd -- Targhee Yearlings ------ Jeff& Dawnita Sampsel Stanford, MT Beginning in 2016 we purchased Targhee yearling ewes from Sieben Live Stock Company. From 2016 on we have used rams from many of the top producers and work continually to bring you, the producer, some of the best rams or ewes our flock has to offer. This is the first year that our yearling ewes have been put up for public consideration. Core test from 2021 flock was 20.5 micron. You can expect about 175% drop rate. All ewes are run through a barn for lambing and herded with guard dogs on native range including leafy spurge.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 10 head
Description: Rambouillet Yearlings
Consignor: Jones Ranch
Location: Conrad, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2110 -- 10hd -- Rambouillet Ewes ------ Jones Ranch Conrad, MT We are proud to introduce 20 ewes into the Miles City Ewe Sale with our flock history, hardiness and quality fine wool with excellent weight gain in our yearling ewes and our flock since the early 1900s and continuing this tradition into the future. Jones Ranch strives for always improving microns surpassing the expected, we also are focused on improving and perfecting weight gains, ribeye size and range hardiness, fertility and milk production. Our goals are all about breeding quality which should be nothing less. We focus on the whole picture and not just one attribute. This is the art of breeding, and we look forward to producing unsurpassable measures as we progress and provide outstanding sheep. Ewes and rams also available for sale at the ranch.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 10 head
Description: Targhee Yearlings
Consignor: Megan Gordon
Location: Miles City, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2111 -- 10hd --Targhee Yearlings ------ Megan Gordon Miles City, MT I am excited to bring another great group of yearling Targhee ewes for the second time to the MWGA Ewe Sale. Their mothers were shed lambed in April 2020 and will follow their lambs to the shed and often beat me there. They were weaned in September 2020. I worm twice a year, they are given Covexin 8 and C D & T. They are easy to handle, come when you shake a cake bucket and holler “Come on Sheep.” The flock’s average wool micron is 21. These girls are run on grass right on the Yellowstone River here in Miles City.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 10 Head
Description: Targhee Yearlings
Consignor: Clover Meadows LLC/Cal & Julie Ward
Location: Sheridan, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2112 -- 10hd Targhee Yearlings ----- Clover Meadows -- Cal & Julie Ward Sheridan, MT We are excited to consign a pen of 10 purebred Targhee yearling ewes, our second ewe sale and fifth ram sale. The ewes are from a B-Ovis free flock from registered sires and dams with primarily Montana genetics. The ewes were born in late March to early April 2020 and were weaned August 12,2020. They were sheared, wormed, poured and given Covexin 8 on February 27, 2021. Average micron on our yearling ewes is 22.9 and average NSIP Range Index is 111.01. We evaluate replacements based upon conformation and dam performance, as well as a balance in NSIP EBV’s for maternal and wool traits. Full NSIP and pedigree information will be available at the sale or on our website: www.clovermeadowsmt.org.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 10 head
Description: TargheexRambouillet
Consignor: MSU MT Ag Experiment Station
Location: Bozeman, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2113 -- 10hd -- TargheeXRambouillet Yearling Ewes ------ MSU MT Ag Experiment Station Bozeman, MT The Montana Ag Experiment Station yearling ewe consignments are a Targhee/Rambouillet cross from sires sourced at the Montana Ram Sale for generations. These will be low input, moderate framed older style commercial, fine wool ewes bred for the drier, rocky conditions at MAES Red Bluff. Our mature ewes will average around 130 pounds at turnout to summer range, shear a 20.8 micron clip and drop around 140% lamb crop. They are shed lambed and herded with guard dogs in the rough Bear Trap area north of Ennis. Ewes are wintered on minimal inputs and are expected to forage.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 10 head
Description: TargheeXRambouilletXCormo
Consignor: Colin McWilliams
Location: Cohagen, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2114--10hd -- TargheeXRambouilletXCormo Yearlings ----- Colin McWilliams Cohagen, MT These ewes were born starting May 20, 2020. Ewes were raised on mainly short grass and stubble fields with little attention; they are raised to take care of themselves and their lambs. Very hardy and reliable ewes. We have seen 160 percent shed lamb crop out of their mothers. Wool was 20.4-micron, 52.7% yield and 0.7 vegetable matter.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 10 head
Description: Targhee Yearlings
Consignor: Bieber Land LLC/Cord Bieber
Location: Brockway, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2115 -- 10hd -- Targhee Yearlings ------ Bieber Land Cord Bieber Brockway, MT Bieber Land is consigning sixty head of range ready yearling commercial Targhee ewes to the Eighth Annual Montana Ewe Sale. The dams of these yearlings have been shed lambed and selected for mothering ability as well as udder soundness and conformation. Ewes are retained for their ability to raise their lambs with no assistance while staying in good condition. The sires were all purebred Targhee rams selected for high growth traits and high fleece traits on NSIP. The rolling five-year core average for the flock is 20.8 micron. The ewes and lambs are run on Eastern Montana range for four months after lambing and the lambs are weaned on grass. These yearling ewes were kept based upon confirmation, build and their performance comparative to their birth type. They were supplemented with wheat mid pellets over the winter but have grown solely on range grass since April.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 10 head
Description: Rambouillet Yearlings
Consignor: Jones Ranch
Location: Conrad, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2116 --10hd -- Rambouillet Ewes ------ Jones Ranch Conrad, MT We are proud to introduce 20 ewes into the Miles City Ewe Sale with our flock history, hardiness and quality fine wool with excellent weight gain in our yearling ewes and our flock since the early 1900s and continuing this tradition into the future. Jones Ranch strives for always improving microns surpassing the expected, we also are focused on improving and perfecting weight gains, ribeye size and range hardiness, fertility and milk production. Our goals are all about breeding quality which should be nothing less. We focus on the whole picture and not just one attribute. This is the art of breeding, and we look forward to producing unsurpassable measures as we progress and provide outstanding sheep. Ewes and rams also available for sale at the ranch.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 10 head
Description: Targhee Yearlings
Consignor: Megan Gordon
Location: Miles City, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2117 -- 10hd -- Targhee Yearlings ------ Megan Gordon Miles City, MT I am excited to bring another great group of yearling Targhee ewes for the second time to the MWGA Ewe Sale. Their mothers were shed lambed in April 2020 and will follow their lambs to the shed and often beat me there. They were weaned in September 2020. I worm twice a year, they are given Covexin 8 and C D & T. They are easy to handle, come when you shake a cake bucket and holler “Come on Sheep.” The flock’s average wool micron is 21. These girls are run on grass right on the Yellowstone River here in Miles City.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 10 head
Description: Columbia Yearlings
Consignor: Richard & Cindy Gee
Location: Shepherd, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2118 -- 10hd -- Columbia Yearlings ------ Richard & Cindy Gee Shepherd, MT Forty years of growing sheep and here is the cream of the crop. All are Twins, and their Mothers were good milkers and Great Mothers. They are used to the electric fence and they love the Guard dog. Any questions call Richard 406-690-5087.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 10 head
Description: Targhee Yearlings
Consignor: Jeff & Dawnita Sampsel
Location: Stanford, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2119 -- 10hd -- Targhee Yearlings ----- Jeff& Dawnita Sampsel Stanford, MT Beginning in 2016 we purchased Targhee yearling ewes from Sieben Live Stock Company. From 2016 on we have used rams from many of the top producers and work continually to bring you, the producer, some of the best rams or ewes our flock has to offer. This is the first year that our yearling ewes have been put up for public consideration. Core test from 2021 flock was 20.5 micron. You can expect about 175% drop rate. All ewes are run through a barn for lambing and herded with guard dogs on native range including leafy spurge.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 10 head
Description: Targhee Yearlings
Consignor: Hinnaland
Location: Circle, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2120 -- 10hd -- Targhee Yearlings ------ Hinnaland Circle, MT Forty home raised yearling ewes are our consignment this year. They have spent the summer competing with grasshoppers on native grass. Their mothers are shed lambed and will follow their lambs into a jug. These sheep are mild mannered and easy to work with, will follow a feed pickup anywhere and know how to eat pellets. They were shorn March 23rd. The 2020 wool clip was 18.9 micron and 61% yield, and the 2021 wool clip is still in storage and has not been cored. Sires are fine wooled rams purchased at MWGA Ram Sales. Mothers of these sheep have all been home raised as we have not purchased a female sheep in over 30 years.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 10 head
Description: Targhee Yearlings
Consignor: Hughes Newford
Location: Stanford, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2121 -- 10hd -- Targhee Yearlings ------ Hughes Newford John & Betty Sampel Stanford, MT Hughes Newford is selling 2 lots of 10 commercial ewes. Their dams have consistently lambed out 180% and have been selected on high maternal traits. The wool from these yearling ewes was sold right along with the ewe wool, due to its staple length. As lambs and as yearlings they graze spurge and only native grasses in our foothills. They wintered on long stem hay and 1# of wheat mids. These yearling ewes will come in “grass fat” and ready for the breeding season.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 5 head
Description: Suffolk Ewe Lambs
Consignor: Robertta Dawe
Location: Big Timber, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2122 -- 5hd -- Suffolk Ewe Lambs ------ Robertta Dawe Big Timber, MT Dawe Suffolks is consigning 5 ewe lambs to the 8th Annual Montana Ewe Sale. These ewes were born in February as a twin or triplet. They have all been rib eye scanned, codon tested, dewormed, vaccinated for sore mouth. They each have NSIP data and complete performance records. This is a purebred Suffolk flock managed for low maintenance, productivity and longevity. The average lambing percentage was 215%. The average birth weight on these ewes is 12#, with the average weaning weight of 79#. They have been on irrigated pasture since weaning with a mineral supplement. This is a B-Ovis free closed flock. They are easy keepers with twinning genetics ready to produce pounds of lamb. They are eligible for registration.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 5 head
Description: SuffolkXHampshire
Consignor: Dana Penrod
Location: Miles City, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2123 -- 5hd -- SuffolkXHampshire Ewe Lambs ------ Dana Penrod Miles City, MT Offering for your consideration 5 head of Suffolk/Hamp ewe lambs. Our focus for the last 22 years has been to raise sheep that are functional, profitable, moderate sized with easy fleshing abilities. Our lambing percentage is well over 200% yearly which includes our ewe lambs and the majority of our ewes can raise their triplets. There is no tolerance for poor mothering abilities or flighty personalities. All will be either RR or QR, raised a twin or triplet. Performance data will be available on sale day. Our motto is “We take pride in what we raise and stand behind what we sell!”
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 5 head
Description: SuffolkXHampshire
Consignor: Jeanie
Location: Whitewater, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2124 -- 5hd -- SuffolkXHampshire Ewe Lambs ------ Jeanie Green Whitewater, MT These ewe lambs not eligible for sale into Wyoming. All other states OK. Jeanie “Gigi” Green of Whitewater raises sturdy, nice SuffolkXHampshire cross. I am proud of my club lamb results! I had 9 4-H lambs in 2021 in three counties and all received blue ribbons. I’ve had Grand and Reserve carcasses in Phillips Co in 2020. My crossbred ewes have produced strong sturdy lambs and have very fine maternal traits and outstanding weaning weights. I sold all my wethers at 3 months of age and they averaged a whopping 78 pounds. These SuffolkXHamp ewes have smooth legs and udders. I pride myself on my fancy, full-bodied virile rams. Ewes are able to withstand tough grazing terrain and changing weather patterns. This drought has been a tough one on this Whitewater prairie, but my sheep stay in good flesh and seem to be quite drought resistant! I’m looking forward to seeing you all in Miles City! I love my Whitewater part of the great “Ewe SA!”
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 20 head
Description: Targhee Yearlings
Consignor: Bieber Land LLC/Cord Bieber
Location: Brockway, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2125 -- 20hd --- Targhee Yearlings ------ Bieber Land Cord Bieber Brockway, MT Bieber Land is consigning sixty head of range ready yearling commercial Targhee ewes to the Eighth Annual Montana Ewe Sale. The dams of these yearlings have been shed lambed and selected for mothering ability as well as udder soundness and conformation. Ewes are retained for their ability to raise their lambs with no assistance while staying in good condition. The sires were all purebred Targhee rams selected for high growth traits and high fleece traits on NSIP. The rolling five-year core average for the flock is 20.8 micron. The ewes and lambs are run on Eastern Montana range for four months after lambing and the lambs are weaned on grass. These yearling ewes were kept based upon confirmation, build and their performance comparative to their birth type. They were supplemented with wheat mid pellets over the winter but have grown solely on range grass since April.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 19 head
Description: RambouilletXTarghee
Consignor: Blue Bell Sheep
Location: Powderville, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2126 20hd RambouilletXTarghee Yearlings ------Blue Bell Sheep Henry Hollenbeck Molt, MT This is a fancy set of range ewes that will be medium framed. Ewes have been herded and run with guard dogs all summer in Powderville, MT. They sheared an 18.5 micron as lambs and shear 21.5 as mature ewes. These ewes will be tough and ready to work in any environment.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 20 head
Description: Targhee Yearlings
Consignor: Jeff & Dawnita Sampsel
Location: Stanford, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2127 -- 20hd -- Targhee Yearlings ------ Jeff& Dawnita Sampsel Stanford, MT Beginning in 2016 we purchased Targhee yearling ewes from Sieben Live Stock Company. From 2016 on we have used rams from many of the top producers and work continually to bring you, the producer, some of the best rams or ewes our flock has to offer. This is the first year that our yearling ewes have been put up for public consideration. Core test from 2021 flock was 20.5 micron. You can expect about 175% drop rate. All ewes are run through a barn for lambing and herded with guard dogs on native range including leafy spurge.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 19 head
Description: TargheexRambouillet
Consignor: MSU MT Ag Experiment Station
Location: Bozeman, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2128 -- 20hd -- TargheeXRambouillet Yearling Ewes ------ MSU MT Ag Experiment Station Bozeman, MT The Montana Ag Experiment Station yearling ewe consignments are a Targhee/Rambouillet cross from sires sourced at the Montana Ram Sale for generations. These will be low input, moderate framed older style commercial, fine wool ewes bred for the drier, rocky conditions at MAES Red Bluff. Our mature ewes will average around 130 pounds at turnout to summer range, shear a 20.8 micron clip and drop around 140% lamb crop. They are shed lambed and herded with guard dogs in the rough Bear Trap area north of Ennis. Ewes are wintered on minimal inputs and are expected to forage.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 20 head
Description: Targhee Yearlings
Consignor: Hinnaland
Location: Circle, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2129 -- 20hd -- Targhee Yearlings ------ Hinnaland Circle, MT Forty home raised yearling ewes are our consignment this year. They have spent the summer competing with grasshoppers on native grass. Their mothers are shed lambed and will follow their lambs into a jug. These sheep are mild mannered and easy to work with, will follow a feed pickup anywhere and know how to eat pellets. They were shorn March 23rd. The 2020 wool clip was 18.9 micron and 61% yield, and the 2021 wool clip is still in storage and has not been cored. Sires are fine wooled rams purchased at MWGA Ram Sales. Mothers of these sheep have all been home raised as we have not purchased a female sheep in over 30 years.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 20 head
Description: Targhee Yearlings
Consignor: Paugh Inc
Location: Billings, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2130 -- 20hd -- Targhee Yearlings ------ Paugh Inc Billings, MT Paugh Inc. sheep are one of the six original Targhee breeders/flocks. Our ewes are Montana range tested, have NSIP genetics and can stand up to the harshest conditions that the range has to offer. The ewes have been herded and are used to guard dogs. The fleeces from all of our sheep are always fine and have consistently shorn at 20.5 microns. We are consigning 20 yearling ewes that were born in April and May of 2020. They were shorn in April of 2021 at 18 microns. Thank you for your consideration.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 20 head
Description: RambouilletXTarghee
Consignor: Blue Bell Sheep
Location: Powderville, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2131 20hd RambouilletXTarghee Yearlings ------ Blue Bell Sheep Henry Hollenbeck Molt, MT This is a fancy set of range ewes that will be medium framed. Ewes have been herded and run with guard dogs all summer in Powderville, MT. They sheared an 18.5 micron as lambs and shear 21.5 as mature ewes. These ewes will be tough and ready to work in any environment.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 20 head
Description: Targhee Yearlings
Consignor: Bieber Land LLC/Cord Bieber
Location: Brockway, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2132 -- 20hd -- Targhee Yearlings ------ Bieber Land Cord Bieber Brockway, MT Bieber Land is consigning sixty head of range ready yearling commercial Targhee ewes to the Eighth Annual Montana Ewe Sale. The dams of these yearlings have been shed lambed and selected for mothering ability as well as udder soundness and conformation. Ewes are retained for their ability to raise their lambs with no assistance while staying in good condition. The sires were all purebred Targhee rams selected for high growth traits and high fleece traits on NSIP. The rolling five-year core average for the flock is 20.8 micron. The ewes and lambs are run on Eastern Montana range for four months after lambing and the lambs are weaned on grass. These yearling ewes were kept based upon confirmation, build and their performance comparative to their birth type. They were supplemented with wheat mid pellets over the winter but have grown solely on range grass since April.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 50 head
Description: Rambouillet Yearlings
Consignor: Lehfeldt Rambouillets
Location: Lavina, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2133A -- 50hd -- Rambouillet Yearlings ------ Lehfeldt Rambouillets Lavina, MT Offered in groups of 50 hd--Lots A & B. Successful bidder will have the option of taking one or both lots at that price before bidding is reopened. We are a Fifth Generation, Polled, Registered Rambouillet sheep ranch located in Lavina, Montana. Shed lamb 2300 commercial ewes and 170 registered ewes in April with over 150% lamb crop NSIP and EBVs used in selection process for lambing rate, wool quality, and carcass quality for over the past 15 years. Ewes/lambs herded with livestock protection dogs on grass and leafy spurge during summer months All ewes have been herded in large bands on native grassland over the summer Yearling Wool – 17.6 micron, 60.4% yield A line – 20.1 micron, 60.7% yield. Ewes are located at Lavina, MT, which is 45 miles north of Billings, MT Preferred delivery date around September 20th.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 50 head
Description: Rambouillet Yearlings
Consignor: Lehfeldt Rambouillets
Location: Lavina, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2133B -- 50hd -- Rambouillet Yearlings ------ Lehfeldt Rambouillets Lavina, MT Offered in groups of 50 hd--Lots A & B. Successful bidder will have the option of taking one or both lots at that price before bidding is reopened. We are a Fifth Generation, Polled, Registered Rambouillet sheep ranch located in Lavina, Montana. Shed lamb 2300 commercial ewes and 170 registered ewes in April with over 150% lamb crop NSIP and EBVs used in selection process for lambing rate, wool quality, and carcass quality for over the past 15 years. Ewes/lambs herded with livestock protection dogs on grass and leafy spurge during summer months All ewes have been herded in large bands on native grassland over the summer Yearling Wool – 17.6 micron, 60.4% yield A line – 20.1 micron, 60.7% yield. Ewes are located at Lavina, MT, which is 45 miles north of Billings, MT Preferred delivery date around September 20th.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 50 head
Description: Rambouillet Yearlings
Consignor: Lehfeldt Rambouillets
Location: Lavina, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2134A -- 50hd -- Rambouillet Yearlings ------ Lehfeldt Rambouillets Lavina, MT Offered in groups of 50 hd--Lots A & B. Successful bidder will have the option of taking one or both lots at that price before bidding is reopened. We are a Fifth Generation, Polled, Registered Rambouillet sheep ranch located in Lavina, Montana. Shed lamb 2300 commercial ewes and 170 registered ewes in April with over 150% lamb crop NSIP and EBVs used in selection process for lambing rate, wool quality, and carcass quality for over the past 15 years. Ewes/lambs herded with livestock protection dogs on grass and leafy spurge during summer months All ewes have been herded in large bands on native grassland over the summer Yearling Wool – 17.6 micron, 60.4% yield A line – 20.1 micron, 60.7% yield. Ewes are located at Lavina, MT, which is 45 miles north of Billings, MT Preferred delivery date around September 20th.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 50 head
Description: Rambouillet Yearlings
Consignor: Lehfeldt Rambouillets
Location: Lavina, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2134B -- 50hd -- Rambouillet Yearlings ------ Lehfeldt Rambouillets Lavina, MT Offered in groups of 50 hd--Lots A & B. Successful bidder will have the option of taking one or both lots at that price before bidding is reopened. We are a Fifth Generation, Polled, Registered Rambouillet sheep ranch located in Lavina, Montana. Shed lamb 2300 commercial ewes and 170 registered ewes in April with over 150% lamb crop NSIP and EBVs used in selection process for lambing rate, wool quality, and carcass quality for over the past 15 years. Ewes/lambs herded with livestock protection dogs on grass and leafy spurge during summer months All ewes have been herded in large bands on native grassland over the summer Yearling Wool – 17.6 micron, 60.4% yield A line – 20.1 micron, 60.7% yield. Ewes are located at Lavina, MT, which is 45 miles north of Billings, MT Preferred delivery date around September 20th.
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 75 head
Description: Rambouillet Yearlings
Consignor: Helle Rambouillet
Location: Dillon, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2135A -- 75hd -- Rambouillet Yearlings ------ Helle Livestock Dillon, MT 300 commercial Rambouillet yearlings. This lot will be divided into 4 lots of 75 head each. High bid can purchase one lot or have the option on lot B,C,D. Buy as many as you like in 75 head lot increments. These ewes are genetically backed by our breed leading NSIP rams. Expect a 3.5 inch staple length and under 20 micron wool crop. Average lambing percentage of over 160% with good mothering instinct, easily shed lambed. These yearlings have been herded their whole life on crop residue and summer mountain range. Shorn June 10th. Some great ewes to add to or start your flock!
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 75 head
Description: Rambouillet Yearlings
Consignor: Helle Rambouillet
Location: Dillon, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2135B -- 75hd -- Rambouillet Yearlings ------ Helle Livestock Dillon, MT 300 commercial Rambouillet yearlings. This lot will be divided into 4 lots of 75 head each. High bid can purchase one lot or have the option on lot C,D. Buy as many as you like in 75 head lot increments. These ewes are genetically backed by our breed leading NSIP rams. Expect a 3.5 inch staple length and under 20 micron wool crop. Average lambing percentage of over 160% with good mothering instinct, easily shed lambed. These yearlings have been herded their whole life on crop residue and summer mountain range. Shorn June 10th. Some great ewes to add to or start your flock!
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 75 head
Description: Rambouillet Yearlings
Consignor: Helle Rambouillet
Location: Dillon, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2135C -- 75hd -- Rambouillet Yearlings ------ Helle Livestock Dillon, MT 300 commercial Rambouillet yearlings. This lot will be divided into 4 lots of 75 head each. High bid can purchase one lot or have the option on lot D. Buy as many as you like in 75 head lot increments. These ewes are genetically backed by our breed leading NSIP rams. Expect a 3.5 inch staple length and under 20 micron wool crop. Average lambing percentage of over 160% with good mothering instinct, easily shed lambed. These yearlings have been herded their whole life on crop residue and summer mountain range. Shorn June 10th. Some great ewes to add to or start your flock!
 

Sale Date: Sep 15,2021
#/Head: 75 head
Description: Rambouillet Yearlings
Consignor: Helle Rambouillet
Location: Dillon, MT
Addt'l Comment: Lot 2135D -- 75hd -- Rambouillet Yearlings ------ Helle Livestock Dillon, MT 300 commercial Rambouillet yearlings. This lot will be divided into 4 lots of 75 head each. These ewes are genetically backed by our breed leading NSIP rams. Expect a 3.5 inch staple length and under 20 micron wool crop. Average lambing percentage of over 160% with good mothering instinct, easily shed lambed. These yearlings have been herded their whole life on crop residue and summer mountain range. Shorn June 10th. Some great ewes to add to or start your flock!