Our farm is located one half hour northwest of London, Ontario Canada on the road to Sarnia, Ontario and Port Huron, Michigan, USA.

Cold Stream Ranch
owner Mels van der Laan reeives Top Award

Our flock is Maedi Visna tested.
Five year Voluntary Scrapie Flock Certification Program completed.
-- Certified scrapie resistance -- flock AARRRR

Quality meat from Texels Here is an opportunity for the commercial producer to reduce the fat and put more muscle and meat on their market lambs...

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Our Texel Geneticss
Son of Dutch Pride (97K) is the product of our selective breeding program. This ram weights 195 pounds - Stands 28 inches at the shoulder and overall length has increased as well...
Origins of Cold Stream Texels
We imported our embryos' from a well known, respected Dutch breeder RJ van Doorn.
Rinus has been in the business for over 40+ years, is dedicated to improving the breed and has been very successful in producing several champion rams and ewes.

Cold Stream Ranch supports the junior sheep show at the Ancaster Classic

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Recent Texel Successes

Mels van der Laan and Laura Robson with ewe lamb in the show ring

Texel Rams in the Show Ring

Royal Ladies Lead Kirstan Brown, Mels & Ruthanne van der Laan presenters from Cold Stream Texels, judge Keith Todd, and Grand Champion Overall Points Hollie Evans