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419 Texels & Crossbreds

Arcadia, Ohio


Come on Down to the Farm!

18700 CR 216 Arcadia, OH 44804


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Our Mission

Here at  419 Texels & Crossbreds  our mission is to promote the Texel breed and their unique qualities.  We also strive to produce a superior lamb product through our crossbred commercial flock for consumers that are raised economically and in an environmentally responsible way.


our lambs - our success


Purebred Texel Ewe Lamb


Molly & Penny

Texel cross ewe lamb & Ewe

'Sweet Pea' at the show

2019 OSIA Lead Champion

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Texel Ewe


Our Breeding Stock

Sargent Fury

"King" of the herd

Pretty Boy

Yearling Ram

Little Man

Ramb Lamb


Recipies You’ll Love

Amazing Lamb Dishes!

Lamb Chops with Balsamic Reduction


¾ teaspoon dried rosemary                         1 Tablespoon olive oil

¼ teaspoon dried basil                                   ¼ cup minced shallots

½ teaspoon dried thyme                               1/3 cup balsamic vinegar **

4 lamb chops (3/4 inch thick)                      1 Tablespoon butter

                                Salt & pepper to taste


  1. In a small bowl or cup, mix together the rosemary, basil, thyme, salt and pepper.Rub this mixture onto the lamb chops on both sides.Place them on a plate, cover and set aside for 15 minutes to absorb the flavors.

  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.Place lamb chops in the skillet and cook for about 3 ½ minutes per side for medium rare or continue to cook to your desired doneness. (don’t overcook!!)Remove from the skillet and keep warm on a serving platter.

  3. Add shallots to the skillet and cook for a few minutes just until browned.Stir in vinegar, scraping any bits of lamb from the bottom of the skillet.Stir in the chicken broth.Continue to cook and stir over medium-high hear for about 5minutes until the sauce has reduced by half.Remove from heat and stir in butter.Pour over lamb chops and serve.

**Substitution for Balsamic Vinegar – 1 Tablespoon cider or red wine vinegar and ½ teaspoon sugar


Lamb Chops and Green Beans

4 lamb chops
1 T. olive oil
2 cans stewed tomatoes
1 med onion – quartered
4 potatoes
1 # green beans
1/2 cup water
Salt & pepper to taste
Place all in crock pot and cook on low at least 8 hours.  I place the pork chops in the crock pot frozen.
Can also be made with a roast.  Place this in the crock pot frozen as well but increase the cooking time to 12 hours.

Come back often to see new recipes added as I test them in the kitchen!