With the exception of the top photo, these photos were all taken two days ago in 90+ heat. She still looks good even though she's a wilted little flower.
This lamb is sired by Windy Acres Hickory, who is Winter Sky Jamison (F1 Jamie) X Shelteringpines Leila. Both poll carrier sheep.
Hickory's yearling fleece at mid-side microned at AFD: 24.2 SD 5.1 CV 21.2%.
His TWO YEAR OLD fleece tested at 23.9 SD 5.3 CV 22.1%.
The dame is Valiant Valora, a solidly built grey ewe that Carol Bator imported from Arizona to bring new polled bloodlines into the Midwest. Valora was sired by Valiant Telford, dame is Valiant Mavis. Her four year old fleece tested at 30.4 SD 7.3 CV 23.9%
You all know if I'm keeping a "fader", I really like this ewe. :)
If Hickory is a half poll, the lamb has a 50% chance of carrying polled, 25% of being a full poll.
If Hickory is a full poll, she has a 50% of being a half poll, 50% of being a full poll.
This lamb carries brown recessively. If bred to a brown based ram, she has a 50% of producing a brown lamb.