Icelandic Sheep

 The whole package: meat, wool and milk!

SEE PROFILES BELOW FOR BREEDING STOCK AVAILABILITY AND PRICING

Our flock of registered Icelandics is helping us reclaim pasture along the Deerfield River, as well as providing us with unique 2-fiber wool and gourmet-quality lamb. We might try milking them if we could get them to stand still!

They are ideally suited for our climate, and the grassfed lambs are raised only on mother's milk and high quality pasture. 

We have lamb shares available for reservation in August, and a limited number of registed lambs for sale every spring. We can usually put together a great starter herd or two each fall.

Oswego

KFM 307A - Oswego

NOT FOR SALE

Color: Morrit Gray

Born: 4/9/13, twin
Sire: FAV RAM 01H6Z-[CAN]676571-H"Fergus"
Dam: KFM Moki 138W-[CAN]645213-H
Description: "Ozzie" is getting up in age, but she is a grand old dame who still leads the flock. She produced triplets for the first time in 2019, and is an excellent mother with a dominant personality and a fine fleece. She's the most intelligent of our sheep, and has excellent conformation. Carries black-gray and spotted.

Lambing Record:​ 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 2

Maya

KFM Maya B2H 445E ​

NOT FOR SALE

Color: Black Gray

Born: 3/29/17, twin
Sire: GRNHEART RAM01HCFM34C-[CAN]724770
Dam: KFM B2H279A-[CAN]693751
Description: A real "wild child", this ewe is convinced she is still a lamb. She can leap a 4-foot fence in a single bound (whaaat?!), and is a real handful when it comes to shearing and hoof trimming. She has abundant soft fleece, is a good mother, and produced triplets on her first lambing. Maya is our milkiest ewe by far, sharing the stocky body type of her half sister, Hirsch. She exhibits some of the best parasite resistance in our flock. For her second lambing, she had a giant (12.2 lb!) single ram, "Hjoker". He is growing at a tremdous rate and benefiting from the full share of mother's milk. Carries spotted.

Lambing Record: 3, 1

Constance

KFM EWE B4H 501F - Constance

NOT FOR SALE

COLOR: Black Mouflon

Born: 3/29/18 , twin
Sire: Trinity AI Ram B4H 719C "Kitsu"
Dam: KFM Kate 434D
Description: Hands down, the sweetest sheep ever! She follows us around like a dog, and loves pets and scratches. She came to us pregnant with a surprise lamb, and even though she is a smaller ewe, lambed easily and without assistance. She is a devoted mother and cares for all the flock's lambs, even nursing another inattentive ewe's singleton. She has a beautiful soft black fleece, which makes up for in fine texture what it lacks in volume. Carries morrit.

Lambing record: 1, 1

Hjoker

AFB RAM 5H - Hjoker

NOT FOR SALE

Born: 4/10/19, singleton
Sire: AFB Ram B2SH 2g "Gabe"
Dam: KFM Maya B2H 445E
Description: Hjoker is a monster of a ram lamb, who was over 12 lbs at birth. Maya's singleton is is stocky, fast-growing, and stands on strong, straight legs, showing excellent rump muscling already. He has demonstrated excellent grownt and conformation, and we are keeping him as a breeding ram.

Helen

AFB EWE 8H - Helen

NOT FOR SALE

Born: 4/18/20, twin
Sire: AFB RAM 01H 1G - Galvin
Dam: KFM O1H 307A - Oswego

Description: Helen is a twin black gray lamb out of moorit-gray ewe "Oswego", who has some of the best conformation found in our flock. Oswego's 2019 ram lamb was retained as flock sire, and this young ewe shows promise already.

Gemma

AFB EWE 01H 3G - Gemma

SOLD

Color: white

Born: 4/4/19, twin
Sire: Kind Horn Ram 906E Ovid (see above)
Dam: KFM 481E - Snow
Description: Like her mother, Emma is tall and leggy, with a straight back and nice conformation. We will be retaining her, and hope she has inherited the good parasite resistance and easy birthing qualties of her dam.

Hirsch

KFM EWE 01H 478E - Hirsch

NOT FOR SALE

Color: White

Born:  4/11/17, twin
Sire: Grnheart ram 01H CFM 34C
Dam: KFM 01H Butter 280A
Description: Hirsch was a Knoll Farm favorite, the last daughter of Butter, and we are luckly to have her. Stocky yet balanced, Hirsch has the heaviest yet softest fleece of all our ewes. She has excellent parasite resistance to boot, and is motherly toward the other ewes. She is best friends with Maya, her half sister, whose mischieveousness has rubbed off on her. Carries baderface and spotted.

Lambing record:  2

Snow

KFM EWE B3H 481E - Snow

NOT FOR SALE

Color: White Baderface

Born: 4/6/17, single
Sire: BRH Lake B23SH 001Y-[CAN]703611
Dam: KFM Bluestem B5H 111U-[CAN]636029-H
Description: Named Snow for her thick white fleece, she is one of the tallest and longest Icies we have seen, with strong straight legs and great mothering abilities for a first-time dam. She delivered large twin ewes effortlessly and has raised them evenly. We will retained one 2019 ewe lamb for our herd, and will keep one of her 2020 ewe lambs as well. Carries spotted and badgerface.

Lambing record: 2, 2

Chloe

KFM EWE B24H 518F - Chloe

NOT FOR SALE

Color: Black-Gray Mouflon

Born: 4/4/18, twin
Sire: Trinity AI Ram B4H 719C "Kistu"
Dam: KFM Io B5SH 241Y
Description:This ewe has lovely soft and fine fleece that is almost a silver color. She is heavy on AI lines, including Grabotni, Gramann, and Blettur. Her first lamb has her unusual coloring as well, with golden tips to her wool. She is calm and quiet, and fairly easy to work with. She also has very nice conformation, though she is a bit of a flighty mother, and needs extra time to bond with her lambs.

Lambing Record: 1, 2

Havoc

GREENHEART RAM LAMB - Havoc

NOT FOR SALE

Born:
Sire: KIND HORN RAM M3H 816D
Dam: Greenheart "Fern"
Description: Havoc is a morrit gray badgerface form great lines, and we look forward to watching him grow. He has an excellent, wide horn set and fine fleece with a long body and well placed legs. Fun fact: his granddam from Dancing Lamb Farm, won Grand Champion ewe lamb fleece! He's a little wild - thus the name

Gwen

AFB EWE B2H 5G GWEN

SOLD

Color: Spotted Black Gray

Born: 4/4/19, single
Sire: KFM M4H Kameli 544F
Dam: KFM Chloe
Description: Daughter of homozygous gray "Chloe" and Knoll Farm morrit ram "Kameli", Gwen was a surprise "bonus lamb.'  She has a lovely fine silver fleece like her grandmother, Oswego, and golden cream tones like her mother. She has grown into a lovely yearling and has a compact build and a sweet disposition.

Hermione

AFB EWE 3H - Hermione

SOLD

Born: 4/08/20, twin
Sire: AFB RAM 01H 1G - Galvin
Dam: KFM EWE B3H 481E - Snow

Description: Hemione is a white ewe lamb out of our tallest ewe, Snow. She is growing quickly, and nicely balanced, showing good length as well as height.

Carmen

KFM 402D - Carmen

NOT FOR SALE

Color: Black Gray

Born: 4/2/16, twin
Sire: KFM 396C-[CAN 716362]
Dam: KFM M3H335B-[CAN]701061-H
Description: Carmen has a medium build and is a devoted mother. She raised two rams in 2019 which grew large and evenly, and is showing her excellent mothering ability in 2020. She is timid but not difficult to work with, and has good parasite resistance. Carries morrit.

Lambing Record: 1, 2, 2

Harley

AFB EWE 1H - Harley

NOT FOR SALE

Born: 4/02/20, twin
Sire: AFB RAM 01H 1G - Galvin
Dam: KFM EWE B24H 518F - Chloe

Description: Harley is a friendly lamb from a black-gray mouflon with lovely wool. She and her twin are growing evenly, and she shows good length and has a very level topline.

Holly

Holly, From Kind Horn Farm

NOT FOR SALE

Born:  ,twin
Sire: 
Dam: 

Description: Holly is beautiful solid black ewe lamb from Kind Horn Farm. She has exquisite, fine wool, a fiery personality, and lovely conformation. We are happy to add her to our flock, and look forward to seeing her lambs in seasons to come.

Hera

AFB EWE 7H - Hera​

NOT FOR SALE

Born: 4/18/20, twin
Sire: AFB RAM B2SH 2G - Gabe
Dam: KFM O1H 478E - Hirsch

Description: Hera is a black spotted badgerface, and is daughter of the ewe with our flock's best fleece, with hers showing some of the same qualities already. She is calm and curious, and we plan to retain her.

Galvin

AFB RAM 01H 1G - Galvin​

SOLD

Born: 4/4/19, twin
Sire: Kind Horn Ram 01H 906E "Ovid"
Dam: KFM 402 D "Carmen"
Description: Galvin was fast-growing as a lamb and has solid stature, a strong rump and loin muscling, stands on strong legs, and shows good parasite resistance. He has produced very solid lambs with the same qualities. Carries spotted and badgerface.

Gabe

AFB RAM B2SH 2G - Gabe

SOLD

Color: Spotted Black Gray

Born: 5/1/19, triplet
Sire: BRH Lake B23SH 001Y
Dam: KFM 307A Oswego
Description: Gabe is certainly a keeper. He is a stocky ram who stands on strong legs and has the excellent confirmation of his dam, Oswego - the best overall ewe in our flock. Gabe has excellent muscling and is well balanced. He grew quickly even as a triplet, and is showing a thick fleece with fine texture and excellent parasite resistamce- everything we could ask for in a sire. His first season he threw badgerface, spotted, moorit, and white.

We'd love to hear from you!

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194 Lower Rd

Deerfield, MA 01342

413-774-7135

farm@riverbard.com

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