March 2013

Announcing American Romney Yarn

March 31, 2013
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There is a new commercial yarn, available nationwide, that is all pure American Romney. This yarn is shipped to the mill, washed, carded and spun into yarn. It is then sent back to the yarn designer who dyes it and sends it to the wholesale distributor. This product is an opportunity for Romney breeders to [...]

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John Landers – Former Longtime Secretary of ARBA

March 28, 2013

John Landers passed away on Thursday, March 7, 2013, in Albany, OR, with his daughter by his side. John was hired by Oregon State University’s Department of Animal Science in 1950. He served 27 years at OSU, principally as a State Extension Livestock Specialist traveling across Oregon helping farmers and ranchers. He also was a [...]

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Romney Juniors — Start your engines and mark your calendars

March 21, 2013

The summer shows are fast approaching with many opportunities to promote the Romney breed while having a good time with friends and families. Although many of you attend local fairs and shows, I would like to encourage you to participate in shows outside of your normal arena. This year add just one or two more [...]

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ARBA Membership Dues Reminder

March 13, 2013

Just a reminder that to be eligible to receive a ballot in the 2013 election, members must be current. Late membership dues of $25 must be paid by April 1, 2013, and this information verified by ASR in its April statement.

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President’s Message – March 2013

March 8, 2013

It’s lambing time! The time of year all shepherds look forward to. We finally get to see if all the care and hard work pays off. Lambs are the lifeblood of most ARBA sheep operations. They represent future meat, fiber and breeding stock. Every lamb is important to the bottom line. We need to do [...]

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