— The Openherd Team

Summer Hill Farm

We love our animals!

Doug, Brooke, and Lindsay Betz
P.O. Box 696Penn Valley, CA 95946
530-263-2637
530-263-1782
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Sheep

Ram (male)

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Leicester LongwoolRam (male)White

George is a gentle, curious boy with lustrous fleece!...

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JacobRam (male)Lilac1 yr

Magnanimous - the virtue of being great of mind and heart. It encompasses, usually, a refusal to be petty, a willingness to face danger & actions for noble purposes....

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Those horns, though!
JacobRam (male)Lilac3 yrs

Jack has adorable butterfly antennae horns that show his heritage to both straight-horned and curved-horned Jacobs. He is another very well-mannered ram that anyone can enter the pen with. He was not,...

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Gentle giant!
RomneyRam (male)Colored6 yrs

Dan Roe was another non-breeder purchased for his massive, exceptionally fine fleece. What he lacks in testicle (he has only one), he makes up for in sweetness and a massive twelve pounds in wool...

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He's a father!
Navajo-ChurroRam (male)Tan and White

Chief is a good-natured boy with majestic balanced horns!...

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Ewe (female)

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Leicester LongwoolEwe (female)White

Vivian is a beautiful girl with lots of fleece!...

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Still lots of red!
California RedEwe (female)

I asked God a while back to help me make decisions for our farm and said I want to do this with Him. In December, I asked a lady if I could visit her California Red ranch nearby. I had met a couple a...

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JacobEwe (female)Lilac1 yr

Four horns. Will be bred to HappyNest Magnanimous for Spring 2021 lambs!...

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JacobEwe (female)35% black1 yr

Breeding to HappyNest Magnanimous for Spring 2021 lambs!...

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The tomboy
JacobEwe (female)Black

Rose is the tomboy of the ewes, even giving light headbutts. Gorgeous in horn, color, and markings, Rose has produced some lovely offspring – and they usually look a lot like her! She is an awesome, a...

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Navajo-ChurroEwe (female)Brown

Beautiful girl whose breed has a rich history....

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Navajo-ChurroEwe (female)Tan

A sweet apricot color....

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Petite and pretty!
JacobEwe (female)Black3 yrs

Beautiful dark ewe with a curious but meek personality. Once sheared, she is a gorgeous blue-black!...

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Shy and mild
JacobEwe (female)Black11 yrs

Grace has a lot of beauty from both parents. Shy and mild-mannered, she is one of the most quiet ewes....

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JacobEwe (female)Black11 yrs

Hope was born a little early and with an adventurous spirit. She loved chasing chickens and constantly tried to crawl through our fence to our neighbors’. She is an amazing mother and grandmother!...

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As in the flower, not the color
JacobEwe (female)Lilac3 yrs

Bashful, but vocal! At the moment, she is easily the most talkative of any of our sheep. She loves to speak her mind!...

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She is a miracle!
JacobEwe (female)Lilac13 yrs

Miracle refused to stand and nurse when she was born. After a couple hours, we were preparing a bottle for her, but she was fading fast. We decided to go in and pray over her. The first thing she did ...

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Great mom!
JacobEwe (female)Black4 yrs

Poppy is a sweet ewe with an uncanny resemblance to her grandmother Rose. She is more shy, but a very attentive mother and a talkative personality....

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Navajo-ChurroEwe (female)Badgerface

Hazel has been a wonderful mother to her first lamb Hosanna!...

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Wether (male)

Bashful
IcelandicWether (male)Gray

Biscuit is the nephew of Mousse. He is a beautiful misty silver gray with a heavy fleece and expressive eyes. He is gentle and bashful. I could not even convince him to lift his head for a photo ...

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What personality!
IcelandicWether (male)Moorit3 yrs

When I first researched Icelandics, the words “independent” and “aloof” frequently popped up to describe the breed… and then we bought Mousse. Mousse calls to us every chance he gets, climb...

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A unique shade of lilac!
JacobWether (male)Lilac

Apollo has a beautiful stormy violet shade of lilac fleece and amazing horns. He is the one ram we have ever trusted so completely that I would nap in a lawn chair in his pen. He is shy and gentle and...

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The star of the year!
JacobWether (male)Lilac2 yrs

As the only 2018 lamb, Ben is the star of the show and he likes it! He popcorns when you speak to him and loves head rubs. He even responds sometimes when you call his name – “Benjamin Lane!” He has e...

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What a character!
JacobWether (male)Lilac4 yrs

Oh, Lord, where do we start with Zane? Enormous personality. Charm out the wazoo. Constant comic relief. Silly. Drinks out of the hose like his dad. Bouncy and has the bad habit of eating our apple t...

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Ewe Lamb (female)

Active and strong!
Navajo-ChurroEwe Lamb (female)Grey-and-TanUnder 1 yr

Hosanna is a strong, active little ewe with her sire's attractive face!...

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