MONTANA SUFFOLK SHEEP BREEDERS ASSOCIATION

1981 - 2014   33 YEARS OF PROMOTING SUFFOLK SHEEP IN MONTANA

MURRAY SUFFOLKS

Walt, Angela, Cord and Gage Murray

174 Tongue River Road

Miles City, MT 59301

406-234-2676

Email: wamurray@midrivers.com

Website:  www.murraylivestock.com



Directions:  Forty miles SW of Jordan on the Ingomar Road


Flock Info:  The sires for 2011 are Mitchell 409-07-20, Prairie Rose 8529-3, Prairie Rose 9613-1, Prairie Rose 0616-4, and Heart Lazy P K1032.  This is an outstanding set of rams that have substance, length, good bone, eye appeal, and natural thickness front to back.


Dam Genetic Lines:  Lines stem from Greens, Gibbs, Knutson, Kelleher, Raths (grant ewe), Prairie Rose and Heart Lazy P.


Lambing Dates:  February 1 thru mid-March


Health and Genetic Info:  All rams used currently and in the past are QR/NN or RR/NN.   We are a certified Montana B-Ovis Free Flock, #BO-137.  All of our sheep have been genetically tested at Codon 171 and are QR or RR and negative (NN) for spider gene.


Sales:  We will have 4H lambs, registered and commercial replacement ewe lambs, and registered and commercial ram lambs for sale.  Consigning rams to Choteau Sheep Expo and Montana Wool Growers Ram Sale both in September.  Private treaty sales at the ranch year round.


General Flock Info:  We run 60-70 head of registered and commercial ewes and 5 registered stud rams.  Our basic philosophy is we run a meat and potatoes operation, the ewes/rams have to be top producers (pounds to dollars) or they don’t stay.  We breed for productivity, genetic and structural soundness, longevity, natural thickness, and outstanding maternal traits never forgetting the overall package which includes eye appeal.  Our sheep are not pampered; they are range bred and range raised.  They have to be efficient and strong as the smallest pasture they are in is 1920 acres.  Our flock has also proven to produce champions in the ring at fairs and shows and carcass awards at the state level.  


Sale Inquiries:  Please feel free to call, email or stop by.  Check out our website for pictures, pedigrees and updated information!