Tongue River Farm 

Iceland AI Ram 
"Hnykill"

Ram Sire:  "Hnykill"      hr_hnykill95820.jpg (19870 bytes)


Weight and measures 1996: 90 - 104 - 24,5 - 130 Please note

Points 1996: 8 - 8 - 8,5 - 8,5 - 8,5 - 16,5 - 8 - 8 - 8 = 82,0 points

Ultrasound 1996: Eye muscle thickness 32 mm (H)

Description: Hnykill is white and polled. Hes got extremely good conformation with muscular shoulders, back and loins. Back is strong, thigh muscles thick, well shaped and deep. feet are strong and well placed.

Wool EE: "White, quantity less than average and rather short thog but dense thel. Shortwoolled on back but no black fibers."

Results: Hnykill was progeny tested at rbr farm in 1997: Eye muscle thickness 24,1 mm (S), back fat 2,3 mm, thighs 16,5 points, wool 8,0 points and weight 41,6 kg.
Hnykill was progeny tested again in 1998 resulting: Eye muscle thickness 24,9 mm (S), back fat 3,6 mm, thighs 16,1 points, meat grading 8,00 points, fat grading 6,93 points and dressing weight 18,19 kg.
SOUTHRAM also progeny tested Hnykill in 1999:

 

No.

thighs
points

Conf.
points

Eye muscle
thickn.

Meat
ratio

Back
fat,mm

Fat
ratio

Dressing
weight,kg

Hnykill 95-820

12

3,72

3,58

23,8

61,0%

2,3

22,4%

16,84

Average

30

3,86

3,81

24,4

60,7%

2,4

23,0%

17,00

EUROP meat classification: 75% R, 25% O. Fat classification: 25% 1, 50% 2, 25% 3.



Hnykill obviously gives mature, fast growing and lean lambs.

 

Sheep breeding records (local figures in parentheses)

LAMBS

DAUGHTERS

Number

Score

Prod. years

Prolificacy

Score

(123

93

19

+17

108)

His daughters are promising, both milky and prolific. Hnykill carries grey and grey mouflon.

 




This information provided by the Icelandic SOUTHRAM AI Station
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