The 4-horn jacobs get most of the attention, but I really love a nice 2-horn. When I say ‘nice’, I mean wide. We were lucky to start with a group of ewes that had wide horn genetics and have selected rams carefully to keep those genetics in our flock.
Ringo is one of those rams we selected. He is a yearling and I can’t wait to see what his horns look like in another year or two!
Even more important to me is that Ringo is also throwing really wide heads. Here is a ram lamb he sired. I wish Galahad had more color on his face, but I love his horns!
This dainty girl is Galahad’s sister. The black eye-liner with the white eyelashes adds to her feminine look.
Then there is Emeline. Still one of my favorites from this year’s crop of lambs. I think she gets her amazing head from her grandma…
Hyacinth is a new addition from Mud Ranch and she is another one with a really nice head. She reminds me so much of her mom…
Lilly’s mom had an amazing head too…
I had forgotten about her ice blue eyes.
Here’s to all of the lovely 2-horns out there.
I don’t keep many two horned, but sure would if I had some that looked like that!
I find it interesting that you say “wide heads” to refer to wide swept hornsets. I always think of the term wide heads as referring to big broad heads, which your bunch doesn’t have 🙂
I never realized a lamb could look so majestic.
Your Ringo is just outstanding!