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FAQS About Estimated Breeding Values (EBV’s)

As a generational livestock farmer or breeder, you may be familiar with Expected Progeny Differences (EPDs), which are primarily used for cattle. But Estimated Breeding Values (EBV’s) help improve sheep genetics. Continue reading to review the most frequently asked questions … Continue reading

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Viking Show Lambs and Genetics ANNUAL BOOKING SPECIAL

Selling the Seeds of Champions…it’s What We Do! Get ready for the next summer season by taking advantage of our incredible end-of-the-year semen specials at Viking Show Lambs and Genetics! We are selling all ram semen for $100 per straw, … Continue reading

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How to Make Your Show Lamb a Grand Champion

There are several sciences and technical aspects of breeding and raising sheep, making it a highly complex enterprise. If it were easy, everyone would be doing it! It takes a huge amount of education, experience, discipline, dedication, and financial investment … Continue reading

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Viking Show Lambs and Genetics Offers Quality Select Breeds in Indiana

When you are looking for premier selection of show lambs and sheep semen descended from real life, industry-leading pedigrees and champions, Viking Show Lambs and Genetics is the Indiana sheep breeder to call for expert advice and hassle-free sales. Viking … Continue reading

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Popular Dog Breeds For Sheep Farming

Sheep farmers have benefited from the help of dogs for centuries. There are two primary types of dogs used for sheep farming: guard dogs and herding dogs. Depending on the needs of your sheep farm, you would have one or … Continue reading

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Interesting Facts About Sheep Flock Behavior

If you’ve ever been on a cross country road trip, or visited a farm or petting zoo, you’ve most likely seen a flock of sheep before. But have you ever paid attention to how a flock moves? Sheep are natural … Continue reading

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Do Sheep Have 4 Stomachs?

If you have heard that sheep have four stomachs, you haven’t heard an accurate fact; however, it’s also not too far from the truth. You see, sheep are a ruminant species, which means they have a four-chambered stomach and a … Continue reading

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How to Tell a Sheep’s Age By Their Incisor Teeth

In the lamb genetics industry, a sheep’s age plays a significant role in various aspects of lamb breeding. A veteran sheep farmer may be able to guess a sheep’ age simply by looking at it, while others rely on a … Continue reading

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Show Lamb Artificial Insemination in Indiana

Artificial insemination (AI) is the modern day gateway for sheep breeders to gain top-quality genetics using superior domestic and international sires. Depending on the breed and the quality of the ram, vials (or straws) will vary greatly in price, making … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss the Fuzz Ball x Steel Banana Online Semen Sale!

Saturday May 13 & Sunday May 14th If you are looking for high-quality, progeny-tested, sheep semen in Indiana, talk to Viking Show Lambs and Genetics, today! This upcoming weekend, we are holding a Fuzz Ball x Steel Banana online semen … Continue reading

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