For anyone thinking of purchasing a ram or ram lamb, here is a "must read" article about raising and maintaining respectful, well-behaved rams.  

2014 & 2015 Flock Sires

OK Acres Danby
OK Acres Sierra x OK Acres Elvis (2013 MSSBA Res Champ Ram)
Black Smirslet Flecket smooth polled ram
2014 MSSBA Best Spotted, Colored or Modified Shetland Sheep
under UK judge-inspector Philip Cowen
Mid side, last rib fleece (click to bigefy)

Oct. 21, 2014

Winter Sky Khan
Wintertime Black Forrest x Winter Sky Khaya
Moorit, smooth polled 3 yr old ram.  
2014 micron results: AFD: 22.2/SD: 4.9/CV: 22.2/CEM: 8.2/SF: 21.9
FFSSA Preminum Grade 1 fleece
 Khan photos courtesy of Whispering Pines/Rich Johnson

Sires used in past years.........
OK Acres Bing Crosby

Sommarang Challis X Sheltering Pines Bug
Fawn katmoget smirslet flecket
Bing's dam, Challis was the 2010 MSSBA Reserve Champion Ewe
2014 Micron Data
AFD23.8/SD 5.0/CV 21.1/CEM 8.8/CF 90.7/SF 23.2
FFSSA Premium Grade 1 fleece
2 yr old Bing-(taken 8-1-13)
Bing's 2 yr. mid-side fleece (8-1-13)
OK Acres Elvis
Lil Country Velma x Crosswinds Thor
Polled Moorit  
 1st place pair of ram lambs w/ twin Ringo, 4th place ram lamb at 2012 MSSBA show
Reserve Champion Ram 2013 MSSBA show under UK Judge Maurice Wakeling
Spring 2014 Mircron Data 
AFD 22.3/SD 4.7/CV 21.2/CEM 8.6/CF 95.1/SF 21.8
FFSSA Premium Grade 1 fleece

Elvis' 2014 fleece

Mike and I

Mike and I
Mike and I at Nick and Emily's wedding

Raised beds & chickens coops

Raised beds & chickens coops
Can't wait for this stuff to actually be food....