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3006resize                                              Bunker Hill 3006                          Our lead ram for this year's sale. He is sired by a "War Horse" son and out of a Mint Gold Ranch daughter. He is our idea of what the next generation of terminal sires will look like. He features a compact body with excellent spring of rib and body mass. We really appreciated his tecticular size and his ability to look good on the move. His EBVs currently rank him in the top 1/3rd of the breed for growth, the top 1/4th for loin eye and an impressive top 7% for the Carcass Plus index. We offer very few rams for sale who have as much potential as this ram to become an elite herd sire.

3085A                                            Bunker Hill 3085       Our 2nd entry into this year's NSIP Sale. He has a PWW EBV of 6, a EMD EBV of .9, and a Carcass plus index of 149 which ranks him in the top 15% of the breed. Bunker Hill 3085 is an extremely correct and well balanced ram with a moderate score. Because of other commitments we are only offering three stud rams for sale to the public this year. They consist of our two NSIP sale entries and our stud ram in the Utah ram sale. Feel free to contact about any of these rams if you would like more information.

 

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                                  Bunker Hill 2868 Our Senior Stud         

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We used five stud rams this past fall and we are excited about their coming lambs in Feburary. We used two ram lambs BH3040 and BH3043. BH3040 is the highest growth ram we have ever used with a PWW EBV of 12.7 and BH3043 a high indexing ram with a Carcass Plus EBV of 170. Our two yearling rams that we used were BH2968 and BH2870. BH2968 has an exceptional Carcass Plus EBV of 173 and was our last lamb born in 2014 which led to him not being used as a lamb. BH2870 was our choice of the four ram lambs we used last fall to reuse this year. BH2868 (pictured above) is a coming three year old ram and is sired by a Mint Gold Ranch ram which makes him a bit of an out cross ram. The average Carcass Plus Index of this group of rams is over 166 making them the highest indexing set of rams we have ever used. For more detailed information on this set of rams refer to the "Our Genetics" page

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3001sideBunker Hill 3001(Lot29)      

Sired by BH 2910 our Lot 28 yearling ram. He has EBVs of PWW 7.6, EMD .8, Fat -1.9 and Carcass Plus index 153. He is our best son of BH2910 and offers a lot of eye appeal to go along with excellent EBVs..

3002rearBunker Hill 3002 (Lot 30)

Sired by BH2895 our Lot 27 yearling ram. BH 3002 has EBVs of PWW 6.2, EMD 1.4, Fat -1.6 and Carcass Plus index 153. We are not sure we have ever raised a thicker, more compactly built ram and not exactly what we expected from his more extended sire.

3017sideBunker Hill 3017 (Lot 31)

Sired by BH2868 who is sired by a Mint Gold ram. BH 3017 EBVs are PWW 6.5, EMD .9, Fat -2.1 and Carcass Plus index of 151. BH3017 is an exciting blend of the large loin eye sheep of Mint Gold and the high growth sheep of MSU.                      

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28953 resizeBUNKER HILL 2895

We have finally decided on our Center of the Nation (NSIP) sale entries. It was a very difficult decsion on which two of the four ram lambs we used last fall to offer for sale. We have decided to sale Bunker Hill 2895 and Bunker Hill 2910 (we are keeping sons of both rams) in the Center of the Nation sale. You can find their current breeding values and pedigree information on the "our genetics" dropdown. We have also decided to consign three ram lambs: Bunker Hill 3001 (a BH 2910 son), Bunker Hill 3002 ( a BH2895 son) and Bunker Hill 3017 ( a BH2868 son). We will be providing additional information on these rams shortly...so stay tuned.

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