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Here is a Texas Dall I just finished up. It did not come from my ranch.
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Looks great! You have TX Dall don't you?
 

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I like it!
 

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Erik you do much better work than your predecessor;)
 

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Looks great! You have TX Dall don't you?
Yes sir, my animals are of absolute top quality which is reflected in the overall hunting experience and way I do business at my place. The above is an example of a immature animal from a place that was more worried about money that quality.
It is really a strange transition from being an outfitter and a taxidermist. Please don't take this wrong, but I find myself often wondering why in the world some (emphasis on some) outfitters allow and encourage clients to shoot subpar or immature animals and passing them off as "trophies". It's one thing to have a old old cull animal who is exactly that but to market such as a "trophy" really chaps my rear.
I'm sorry for the rant but this particular animal was sold to the client, who depended on their knowledge and experience, as a trophy when in reality it was a very young animal. This is what a mature Texas Dall should look like.
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Note the mass and number of growth rings on the sheep I have posted. Each, though some are heavily broomed or more narrow, are much more mature rams.
But to answer your question specifically, yes I have them as well as many other species of exotic sheep and goats.
 

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The first and last ram pictures are stunners !!
 

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The first and last ram pictures are stunners !!
Thank you, of the exotic sheep we have been blessed with great rams. Here are a few more that fall into that category which were show stoppers.

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All of those rams are beautiful, but there's something about that second one that really appeals to me even though he doesn't flair out like the rest. Love that one.
 

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All of those rams are beautiful, but there's something about that second one that really appeals to me even though he doesn't flair out like the rest. Love that one.

I was there when @Bullthrower338 took it and I thought it was really cool trophy as well.
 

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