Kind Horn Farm - Icelandic Breeding Rams

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Here is where you will find information on all our BREEDING RAMS. Their names, ages, history, and qualities.

Winter, 2018: Eagerly awaiting our 2018 lambs.  this year we had success with semen from 6 DIFFERENT SUPER-SIRES FROM ICELAND.   6 top notch FARM-Bred RAMS ALSO got some work .  AI sires FOR FALL 2017: DRIFANDI, BURKNI,  GRIMUR, KOLSKI, JONAS, KORNELIUS.
Click on the following link if you would like to be directed to our site at the Canadian Livestock  Records Corporation.

 

Spring 2018 Lambing:  We are accepting $200 deposits in order to get on the lamb reservation list; one, $200 deposit reserving the choice of one lamb.  The reservations are taken in order and allow the buyers to choose from the lamb list in turn.  First deposit in, gets first choice of the lamb list come spring, second deposit, second choice, etc.


DRIFT KTB-807D AI son of Drifandi

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Twin, black grey ram lamb out of Cinders and AI Sire Drifandi.   AI genetics are 93% from Drifandi, Blettur, Dropi, Udi, Grimur, Flotti, Morro and Molur. A beautiful ram with excellent wide and deep chest, long body. Extremely well muscled back and loin.  Strong meat genetics.  He should pass along excellent milking abilities to his daughters.  Patterns are solid and grey.

 

Sire:   AI Sire Drifandi

Dam:  Cinders, AI Blettur Daughter  KTB-605B

View Pedigree:  KTB-807D

DOB: April 16, 2015

photos at 13 months of age

 

Read more: DRIFT KTB-807D AI son of Drifandi

   

JONAS 12-949 AI SIRE

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JONAS  12-949

Black badgerface, spotted, horned.  Longbodied and muscular.  Good back and gigot muscling.  Vigorous ram.

All colors can be expected on his progenies, depending on the dam.  Carries moorit.

AI sires in his pedigree:  Marri, Golsi, Raftur, Eir, Tuli, Garpur

 

Wool:  medium quantity and average fineness.

Indexes:  TMI -110%,  Carcass qualities - 115%,  Leanness - 90%,  Milking abilities - 106%,  Prolificacy - 120%.

Overall score:  83.

 

 

   

BURKNI AI SIRE 13-951

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BURKNI   AI SIRE  13-951

BURKNI is a broad and very muscular ram.    Good back and rump muscling, great loin and chest.  Superb gigots.  Good looking, long bodied, and very  calm ram.

Wool:  Quantity is far above average, but he has a more coarse fleece.

Burkni is son of Birkir and grandson of Arafat.  Other AI sires in pedigree are Jokull and Kuldi.

Indexes:  TMI -109%,  Carcass qualities - 123%,  Leanness - 112%,  Milking abilities - 101%,  Prolificacy - 107%.

Overall score:  84.5

 

Color inheritance:  Burkni is homozygous white, so all first generation progenies will be white.

 

This fall, we had success with two ewes with this sire:  Blackie and Shantelle.

   

DRIFANDI 11-895 AI sire

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DrifandiDrifandi: Black and horned with very good looking head. Muscular shoulders, wide chest and very good rib shape. Very well muscled back. Broad and well muscled rump. Excellent leg muscling. Very good looking and muscular ram.
Wool quantity well above average and thick fleece, average fineness. Little bit of grey hairs in the fleece. Curly, medium fine and even thog.
Drifandi is a grandson of AI sires At and Grani.

Drifandi was bought for AI in 2012 after progeny testing at Hestur experimental farm resulting in very good eye muscle depth and shape as well as good dressing weight. His progenies have very good meat qualities, especially leanness as the sheep from Hestur is known for.
His daughters abilities are yet to be discovered but his indexes are promising concerning prolificacy and milking abilities.
   

BESS-BOY KTB-809D

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Super handsome black grey ram lamb out of Bess and Rollo, AI son of Gandur.   Excellent long body, great harmony.  Beautiful horns.  Well proportioned and evenly muscled. This ram lamb is out of one of our milkiest lines.  Both sire and dam have excellent conformation and superb fleece.  This solid ram is a beautiful, very fleecy, stocky boy.  AI genetics are 72% with excellent mix of AI lines:  Flotti, Bessi, Gandur, Raftur, Grani, Lodi.

 

 

Sire: Rollo AI son of Gandur

Dam:  DL- 664W Bess

View Pedigree:   KTB-809D

Date of Birth:  April 21, 2016

 

Photos taken at 13 months of age.


Read more: BESS-BOY KTB-809D

   

GOLD-BOY KTB-812D AI son of Throttur

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Twin, solid black ram lamb out of Goldie and AI Sire Throttur.  AI genetics are 93% from  Throttur, Raftur, Kveikur, Grani, Gaddur, Laekur, Flotti, and Lodi.  This ram lamb should offer a very nice package of meaty build, fine conformation, and awesome fleece.  Showing an excellent wide and deep chest and great body length.  Could carry moorit from AI sire Throttur.

 

Sire:   AI Sire Throttur

Dam:  Goldie  TCE-862A   AI Raftur Grand daughter

View Pedigree:  KTB-812D

DOB:  April 22, 2016

**photos taken at 13 months of age.

 

 

Read more: GOLD-BOY KTB-812D AI son of Throttur

   

GRIMUR AI SIRE 14-955

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GRIMUR   AI SIRE   14-955

GRIMUR is a very broad ram with excellent rib shape.  Outstanding back -  scored 10/10.   Superb rump, chest, loin and gigot muscling.  Magnificently muscular ram with body length below average.

Wool:  Grimur had wool of average quantity and his wool is very fine.

Indexes:  TMI - 109%,  Carcass qualities - 128%,  Leanness - 104%,  Milking abilities - 107%,  Prolificacy - 104%.

Overall score:  87 !!

Grimur is son of AI sire Laekur 13-928 and grandson of AI sire Grabotni.  Other AI sires in his pedigree:  Bordi, At, Lundi.

Color inheritance:  Grimur is homozygous white, so all first generation progenies will be white.

 

 

 

 

   

GRABOTSON KTB-915E

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Single, huge black mouflon ram lamb out of Katherine and AI sire Grabotni.  He carries 75% AI genetics from:  Grabotni, Kani and Flotti. We will be watching this one as one to keep here.  Should be an excellent father of milky daughters as he is out of one of our top milking lines.   Handsome!  14 day weight was 28 pounds.  Excellent body length, very nice straight legs, well muscled back and loin.   He carries both black and moorit for color.  Patterns are solid and mouflon.

Sire:    AI sire Grabotni

Dam:  Katherine  DL-504U

DOB:  April 9, 2017

 

Photos soon

 

 

 

 

   

KIMUSON KTB-908E

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Twin.  Super handsome  moorit grey spotted ram lamb.  This is a son of AI sire Gramman.  Very deep bodied ram lamb, super stocky.  Nice body length, too. This ram lamb carries 79% AI genetics:   Gramman, Grabotni, Flotti, Haengur and Bambi.  Expecting this guy to grow out to be a vigorous and long bodied ram, like the sire, and carry forward the excellent milking genetics of the dam.  Beautiful wool and superb personality.   Kimuson got 5 ewes to breed this fall.

Sire:  AI sire Gramman

Dam:   Kimu  DL-118A

 

DOB:  April 7, 2017

photos soon

 

   

PRUDURSON KTB-909E

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Twin, white ram lamb.  Son of AI sire Prudur.  This ram is growing quickly with beautiful deep body, nice wide chest, lovely wool, stocky stature.  Long bodied ram.  Both the dam and sire have super meat builds.  The dam has plentiful milk for fast growing lambs.    AI genetics are 79% from Prudur,  At, Hunn and Flotti.   Base color is black.

Sire:   AI sire Prudur

Dam:   Billie - daughter of AI sire At

DOB:  April 8, 2017

photos soon

   

ISON KTB-904E

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Twin ram lamb.  Single gene grey mouflon pattern.    Very handsome guy!  Ison carries 65% AI genetics from many generations of AI sires.  Some of the sires in his pedigree:  Gramman, Kjalvar, Laekur, Guffi, Tyr, Kveikur, Hunn from the dam and sire gives Grimur, Flotti, Heli, Hunn, Austri, Fengur, Dalur, Vestri, Stubbur, Horvi, Askur and Bruni.   Nice long body on this ram, very good overall conformation with nice legs, chest and back.

 

 

Sire:   Astaire   FFC-831A

Dam:   Isis  TCE 041B


DOB:  April 4, 2017

 

   

VALOR AI Son of Vali KTB-715C

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Single, white ram out of Goggles and new AI Sire Vali.   Vali has excellent scores all around, so I have high hopes for this ram.  AI genetics are 85% from Vali, Goli, Dropi, Grani, Hylur, Munkur, Bambi, Flotti, Udi, Grimur ,Sponn plus a little Morro, Noi, and Molur.  Carries solid as his second pattern and carries spotting.  Vali is an AI sire that is unrelated to most of the other current AI sires, so his genetics are completely new to our flock.  Beautifully muscled with deep leg muscle, excellent chest muscling and width, fine overall conformation.

Sire:   AI Sire VALI  10-907

Dam:  Goggles  KTB-501A

View Pedigree:  KTB-715C

DOB:  April 23, 2015

Shorn photos:  click below

Read more: VALOR AI Son of Vali KTB-715C

   

KORNELIUS AI SIRE 10-945

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KORNELIUS-   AI Sire

Kornelius is a very long bodied, broad, and muscular ram.  Good back and excellent gigot muscling.  Also, excellent in neck/ shoulders, chest and loin.  Vigorous and good looking ram.

 

Wool:  Kornelius has average quantity of wool which is very fine.

Indexes:  TMI - 111%,  Carcass qualities - 121%,  Leanness - 105%,  Milking abilities - 111%,  Prolificacy - 112%

Overall score:  85.5

 

Kornelius is a son of AI sire Grabotni.  Other AI sires in his pedigree:  Stapi 01-091  is grandsire.

 

Color inheritance:  Kornelius is grey and mouflon for pattern.  Her carries moorit and black for color, as well as spotting gene.

   

KOLSKI AI SIRE 10-920

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KOLSKI

Kolski is a broad and muscular ram.  Good back, rump and gigot muscling.  Vigorous, long bodied, and powerful ram.  Especially good loin.  Excellent overall harmony.   Overall score:  85.5

Kolski is son of AI sire Puki.  Other AI sires in pedigree:   Raftur- grandsire, and Visir.

Kolski is homozygous white ram, so all first generation progenies will be  white.

Wool:  Quantity average and fineness average.

Indexes:  TMI - 113%,  Carcass qualities - 111%,  Leanness - 114%,  Milking abilities - 106%,  Prolificacy - 120%

 

We had one AI take with Kolski this fall.  He will be the sire of Reba's lambs.

 

 

 



 

 

   
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