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

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Romney Ramblings – Summer 2014

by Site Admin on September 12, 2014

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Romney Ramblings Summer 2014 cover

The Summer 2014 issue of Romney Ramblings is now available. Download your own copy here:
Romney Ramblings – Summer 2014 (5.3 MB PDF).


Annual Meeting and Banquet, October 17 at 6 pm

by Site Admin on September 11, 2014

Cash bar, appetizers, dinner of London broil, filet of sole or chicken parmesan, and dessert.

Meeting and Banquet for $35 per person. Mail your check today to save your space.

Make check payable to ARBA and mail to:

Hilary Chapin
123 Hare Road
Milton, NH. 03851


The annual ARBA banquet and meeting is set for Friday, October 17, at the New York State Sheep and Wool Festival in Rhinebeck, NY.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Quality Inn & Suites in Kingston, NY, about 20 minutes from the fairgrounds. A room with two queen beds is $170/night and includes breakfast. Ask for the ARBA reservation room block when you call 1-845-339-3900. These rooms are very hard to find! Please call now to make your reservation.

The annual banquet and meeting will be held at Foster’s Coach House on Friday at 6 p.m. There will be a social hour with appetizers, followed by a sit down dinner and meeting.

For more details, or to make reservations for dinner, contact Hilary Chapin at hwchapin@hotmail.com or call 1-603-767-8826.


NAILE 2014

by Site Admin on August 1, 2014

North American International Livestock Exposition -Louisville, KY (NAILE)

OPEN- Entries Close: October 1, 2014.
Arrival of Sheep: November 12, Noon thru November 14, 6:00 p.m.
Judging Date: November 18, 5:00 p.m. Tuesday.
Release Date: November 21, 3:00 p.m.

YOUTH-Entries Close: October 1, 2014.
Arrival of Sheep: November 12 at 12:00 Noon thru November 14 by 12:00 Noon.
Judging Date: Sunday, November 16.
Release Date: November 16, after breed champions unless they are entered in Open Show.
Romney youth is set to be judge as the 6 wool breed in Ring 1.
Showmanship is planned for Friday at 5 pm.
Lead class is planned for Friday 12 noon.

Entry Fee – $15.00 Per Head Junior Show Only or $30.00 Per Head Junior & Open Show

Superintendent – Willis Plank 517-437-2984 more information on the Naile website.