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The Alliance is in the News

Karakul Shepherds Alliance is in the News. Julia and Deborah have been busy writing. We have had some good timing along the way from major US sheep magazines to get the word out about the Alliance and what it is…

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Dedication

This website is a project dedicated to the awesome spirit and unique qualities of the sheep known as Karakul.  The Karakul Shepherds Alliance is less an organization and more a statement of the bond that exists between those who care…

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Sheep Wanted

We are receiving requests for Karakul sheep from all over the US–California to West Virginia. Unfortunately these invitations are scattered across The Alliance website since interested shepherds were inspired to post on different pages. Consolidating the requests seemed like the…

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Get in Touch

We are looking for Karakul flocks. We are long-time breeders who are concerned about the recent decrease in the American Karakul sheep population. We are very interested in the survival of the breed and encourage you to get in touch…

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Elf Ears

Elf-eared Karakul sheep! How many Karakuls have you had or seen with these ears? Click on Leave a Comment above and tell us. Better yet send us some pictures. About one to two inches in length, they are named elf…

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Welcome

The Alliance’s main goals are: To provide services to Karakul breeders via this website karakulshepherds.org To tally an annual census of Karakul sheep in the USA via the online Karakul Census or by using the Farm & Flock/Census form and…

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Lambing Ease

How often have you had to help a Karakul ewe give birth? It seems to me in talking with breeders over the years I hear similar comments “Karakuls are no trouble at lambing time.” “Karakul ewes have their lambs no…

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Ask-a-Vet Sheep

A collection of sheep & goat related questions answered.

Shepherd's Notebook

where the flocks gather

Throwback at Trapper Creek

An ongoing chronicle of meeting the expectations of the land...