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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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Romney breeders: make sure your voice is heard!

Membership renewals were due by January 31, but you can still renew your membership in time to participate in the 2014 elections! Your $20 dues, plus. $5 late fee, must be postmarked by April 1 in order to receive a ballot. At the same time, please consider reviewing your directory information to make sure everything is accurate and up-to-date. Dues should be mailed to:

ARBA
PO Box 51, 222 Main Street
Milo, IA 50166

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Romney Ramblings – Spring 2014

by Site Admin on April 16, 2014

Romney Ramblings cover

The Spring 2014 issue of Romney Ramblings is now available. Download your own copy here:
Romney Ramblings – Spring 2014 (3.7 MB PDF).

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Junior Futurity 2014

by Site Admin on April 10, 2014

The American Romney Breeders Association will sponsor a Romney ewe lamb and yearling ewe futurity for 2014 on a trial basis. Continuation for future years will be determined after evaluation of this year’s level of participation. The development of this Futurity is an effort to get junior members more interested and involved, as well as, having the consignors take an active interest in Romney promotion through our youth. The Futurity will make it beneficial for breeders to consign their very best animals to sales and motivate junior members to purchase high quality breeding stock.

See the full explanation of the futurity on the Juniors page or in the current edition of the Ramblings.

Following are the Futurity documents:

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Romney Trimming Video

by Site Admin on March 11, 2014

The following video demonstrates how to trim a Romney sheep for show:

Here’s a direct link to this video on YouTube.

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Calling For 2014 ARBA Board Nominations

by Site Admin on February 18, 2014

Are you an active member and interested in running for an office in ARBA? Volunteers are always welcome to nominate themselves by using the following procedure: Call or email between the dates of March 10th to April 10th the President or Secretary and let them know what office interests you. The President or Secretary will then forward your nomination to the correct committee. The Nominating Committees meet between April 1st and May 1st annually and report to the secretary no later than May 1st with recommendations. Biographies of the nominees are due to the secretary by May 15th, and ballots are mailed by May 25th, due back by June 10th and the tally completed by July 1st. Thank you for your interest in serving on the ARBA board.

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