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Mary Carol Buchholz has been breeding Karakul sheep at Onion Creek Ranch for 31 years. She has two ram lambs left for sale by two different sires—one spotted and one black. They both appear to be either polled or have small scurs at this time. Please call or email for further information and additional photos.

This white ram with red spots is a twin born March 11, 2018. He is all Onion Creek lines, which is predominantly from the pioneer Hagerman bloodline. Sire is OCR 1 a black ram, dam is OCR #24 a light red ewe with a white blaze. This ram lamb has a gorgeous fleece and good conformation. He should be beautiful like his sire.  $200


This black lamb was born a single on April 19, 2018. He has good conformation and a very large tail.

His sire is RF 2 (Raincrowe Farm), an Angie Crowe dark brown ram, with a beautiful fleece and a huge tail. Crowe’s sire was from Dee Perera’s flock with New Zealand bloodlines.

His dam is Onion Creek #49, a black ewe of predominant Hagerman bloodlines.

Contact Info:
Mary Carol Buchholz
Dripping Springs. Texas
Phone: 512-461-3870

posted July 15, 2018; ; updated August 8, 2018



For Sale: Breeding stock, raw and processed wool, yak down, antique shearing equipment, direct drive Duncan drum carder, and Idaho FARM

Duncan drum carder—gear motor drive, excellent condition with extras . $900

Rare Stewart ‘Greyhound’. $300
Rare Stewart ‘Big Boy’- bronze body with 3.5″ combs . $200

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Forty acre desert farmstead- secluded but accessible
Good well and fencing
1960’s ranch style 2-bedroom home
Large barn built in 70’s
15×20 log bunkhouse
Lost River channel divides lava rock and sage brush-river bottom pasture
Natural landscape yard with 60 year-old spruce, fir and juniper

Joe with twin Karakul ewe lambs

Possible owner finance- $148k

Call Joe at: 208-589 -9042
Farm Website URL:

Joe Billman
Six Winds Sheep
3205W 2600N
Arco, Idaho 83213

posted May 18, 2018; updated August 8, 2018



Kathy Donovan has been breeding Karakul sheep at Checkmate Farm since 2004 and occasionally has breeding stock for sale.

Checkmate-days old Donovan Karakul lambs

Karakuls are raised for fleeces to create Persian Rug Yarn. Kathy is an Oxford Company Punch Rug Hooking Instructor.

“Early Persia” rug design by Jane McGown Flynn, Hooked by Kathy Donovan

Kathy also sells rug roving for braiding rugs and offers classes all year.

Checkmate Farm booth-yarns & rug hooking equipment

Farm Website URL:

Contact Info:
Kathy Donovan
Bluemont, Virginia

June 8, 2017; updated August 8, 2018



Yellow House Farm of Peone Prarie, Spokane Washington—We raise Karakul sheep and occasionally offer some for sale. We also sell lavender products, eggs, plant starts, vegetables, and hope our peach orchard will be up and running summer 2017. Please email us with any questions. We are by appointment only! Thank you, Charles and Sandy Oueis   Email:


Also an aged ram 3-4 years old $100.00

April 8, 2017; updated August 10, 2017


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