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#6132328 - 01/12/16 12:55 PM Big horn sheep
Trout3006 Offline
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Registered: 12/20/15
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Anyone know if there is some type of big horn sheep or something like it in the hill country?

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#6132368 - 01/12/16 01:11 PM Re: Big horn sheep [Re: Trout3006]
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Registered: 04/19/07
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Loc: Metroplex
Originally Posted By: Trout3006
Anyone know if there is some type of big horn sheep or something like it in the hill country?


Aoudads

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#6132743 - 01/12/16 04:58 PM Re: Big horn sheep [Re: Trout3006]
Classic Rocks Offline
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Thompson Temple's "Hillcountry Bighorn" cross breeds.

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#6132974 - 01/12/16 07:02 PM Re: Big horn sheep [Re: Trout3006]
Kimber1911 Offline
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Registered: 03/06/11
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Loc: Hill Country
I have some monster big horn cross's

Pm me if interested.

Thanks in advance

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#6133071 - 01/12/16 07:42 PM Re: Big horn sheep [Re: Trout3006]
Hen-Killer Offline
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Registered: 11/18/15
Posts: 293
Loc: Corsicana
Thompson Temples sheep are awesome
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#6133285 - 01/12/16 09:26 PM Re: Big horn sheep [Re: Kimber1911]
TonyinVA Offline
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Registered: 03/24/14
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Loc: Virginia, USA
Originally Posted By: Kimber1911
I have some monster big horn cross's

Pm me if interested.

Thanks in advance


Why don't you post a few pics..I am sure folks would love to see them.

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#6133448 - 01/13/16 06:07 AM Re: Big horn sheep [Re: Hen-Killer]
Sneaky Offline
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Registered: 10/22/12
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Loc: Winters
Originally Posted By: Hen-Killer
Thompson Temples sheep are awesome


Too bad the hunt isn't.
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#6133499 - 01/13/16 07:21 AM Re: Big horn sheep [Re: Trout3006]
Elkhunter49 Offline
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Registered: 06/21/11
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I've got a couple very nice photos I took on my phone of a huge full body mounted ram that I believe has several different kinds of genetics. He looks closer to a Mouflon than anything and I was told by the taxidermist what his makeup is but can't remember. If anyone's interested then PM me a phone number and I'll text you a couple photos.
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#6133738 - 01/13/16 10:10 AM Re: Big horn sheep [Re: Trout3006]
TonyinVA Offline
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Registered: 03/24/14
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Loc: Virginia, USA
Here is a pic of Thompson Temples Texas Hill Country Bighorn breeder (I took the picture). Its a hybrid that is Bighorn x Mouflon x Stumberg x Urial. His original sheep were Bighorn x European Mouflon. He added in the Stumbergs because they are so healthy...then the Urial to get the body size and horn mass. Look at this particular ram and some photos of Texas free range Bighorns to see how he's done. His stated goal is to develop a sheep that looks like a bighorn but is affordable for the average hunter to hunt. I cannot comment on his hunts only the rams.




Edited by TonyinVA (01/13/16 07:02 PM)

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#6134362 - 01/13/16 05:55 PM Re: Big horn sheep [Re: Trout3006]
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The bighorn clearly looks to be the dominant gene

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#6135967 - 01/14/16 04:27 PM Re: Big horn sheep [Re: sparrish8]
chital_shikari Offline
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Registered: 08/03/11
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Loc: Katy, TX
Originally Posted By: sparrish8
The bighorn clearly looks to be the dominant gene
And it looks sick!
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