The American Romney Breeders Association (ARBA), is the registrar for and promoter of Romney sheep in the United States and Canada. ARBA registers both white and natural colored Romneys. We welcome your visit!

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Please make the following edits to your 2013 ARBA membership directory:

  • Back Cover – email for Anne McIntyre-Lahner: delete Anne@ctsheep.com and replace with olympiafarm@att.net
  • Dee Heinrich, Iowa, phone number change. Please use (319) 360-2620.
  • Joe Schmidt, 7740 N. 100 West, Columbus, IN 47203
  • Ace Vandenack, (707) 834-1790, aceinthehole07@hotmail.com

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Romney Ramblings – Spring 2015

by Site Admin on April 23, 2015

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Romney Ramblings Spring 2015 cover

The Spring 2015 issue of Romney Ramblings is now available. Download your own copy here:
Romney Ramblings – Spring 2015 (4.8 MB PDF).


23rd Washington County (New York) Fiber Tour

by Site Admin on April 20, 2015

Romney breeders will enjoy an early spring weekend at one of the longest running on-farm Fiber Tours in the United States, where six of the farms raise Romneys: The 23rd Annual Washington County Fiber Tour – The Natural Home for Diversified Farms (April 25 and 26, 2015, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.). We have it all! Sheep – several breeds, alpacas, cashmere and Angora goats, Angora rabbits. Our 15 farms raise excellent quality animals on diverse types of farms, for beginning or experienced farmers to visit Tour the fiber mill. Attend demonstrations and workshops. Learn how to raise the animals and use the fiber. See the results of our year round efforts – from baby animals and soft shorn fleeces to luxurious yarn and hand-crafted clothing, even cuts of lamb. Reserve lunch at Dancing Ewe, and lovely village restaurants. All this – and a lovely springtime weekend on the farms. http://washingtoncountyfibertour.org, Mary Pratt, elihufarm@localnet.com, 518-744-3947.

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Great Opportunity For Youth Showman

by Site Admin on April 20, 2015


Here is a great opportunity for Youth Sheep Showman – two great shows at the same fairgrounds, one week apart in July – how can you go wrong?!!?!!

This year the North East Youth Sheep Show will be held a week earlier than usual making it closer in time to the All American Junior Show. The North East Youth Show dates are July 10 thru 12, 2015. Both youth events will be held in the Mallary Livestock Complex at the Eastern States Exposition Fairgrounds in West Springfield, Massachusetts. Both shows are open to Youth Exhibitors 21 years old and younger (the All American is by July 1st unless otherwise specified by the breed requirements and the North East Youth Sheep Show is open to all kids 21 years and under as of January 1st).

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Advertise In The 2015 ARBA Membership Directory

by Site Admin on February 16, 2015

Promote your sheep, wool, business in the ARBA membership directory. The directory includes all paid memberships from 2014, and is distributed to all current members. It is the only printed publication being distributed, so this could be the place to promote your products.
Send a business card and $20 to the ARBA secretary by March 1 to be an advertiser in this edition.