|Our Texel Breeding Time-line|
|2011||3922X is a type of ram we have been looking for, this ram's weigh is approx 230lbs: He has kept his muscularity even with the increase of size and weight|
|2008||Purchased NZ genetics|
|2005||Lambs sired by Kikkert's Pride|
|2004||Kikkert's Prides semen was used in the fall of 2003 - we now have offspring and the lambs have not disappointed us|
|2003|| Cold Stream Ranch imported semen out of a top ram of Kees Kikkert's from the Island of Texel in the Netherlands.|
Kikkert's Pride is related (4 generations past) to the Dutch Texel ramlamb that was sold to a consortium in northern Scotland in August 2003 for a record price of 183,000.00 Euro
|2002|| New genetics anticipated |
New semen from 2 top Dutch Rams
|2000||Imported new genetics from top breeding rams Diamond and Euro out of the Netherlands - results - now on the ground.|
|1999|| Third generation Dutch Texel lambs on the ground. |
First 7/8 Dutch Texel ram and ewe lambs born February.
|1998|| Second generation of Dutch Texel lambs born in the spring. |
Several 3/4 Dutch Texel lambs born on the farm.
|1997||First 1/2 Dutch Texel lambs were born January.|
|1996||Embryos' arrived in Canada. |
Transferred embryos to commercial ewes.
First pure Dutch Texel lambs born October at the Cold Stream Ranch
|1995|| Visited several sheep producers in The Netherlands |
Made arrangements to import Dutch Texel embryos.
2009 - Lamb crop
Lambs sired by Kikkert's Pride