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Improving Lamb Marketing, Quality, & Profitability Workshops

November 19, 2017

Improving Lamb Marketing, Quality, & Profitability: Options for California Producers WorkshopsJanuary 15 – 18, 2018 – Four Locations California Wool Growers Association (CWGA) is hosting four interactive workshops focusing on improving lamb marketing and quality as well as producer profitability by applying innovative management practices including aseasonal lambing systems, genetic selection, best management practices, ultrasound [...]

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Romneys in Cystic Fibrosis Research

November 15, 2017

Romneys in Research! The Utah State University (USU) sheep research program is using Romneys to study cystic fibrosis. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disorder in humans that affects the lungs and sometimes parts of the digestive system. CF is inherited as a recessive trait caused by mutations within the CFTR gene. Currently there is [...]

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Romney Ramblings – Fall 2017

November 13, 2017
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The Fall 2017 issue of Romney Ramblings is now available. Download your own copy here: Romney Ramblings – Fall 2017 (2 MB PDF).

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The Great Sheep Expedition

November 2, 2017

The American Romney Breeders Association has participated in the Great Sheep Expedition. Jennifer Gunn and her husband have interviewed the ARBA secretary and received materials produced by the association to include in their research. Pictures, a DNA sample, Roving and Raw Wool samples have also been provided to represent the breed. The Romney breed was [...]

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ARBA New Board Meeting 9-9-2017

November 2, 2017

New Board Meeting, September 9, 2017 – HUNTERDON County Fairground Meeting called to order at 12:09 EDT by President, Chris Posbergh. Sec/Treas reports same as presented at Old Board meeting. Reports will be forwarded to Emma Morton Rogers, newly elected District 1 Director. Roll Call: Chris, Randy Thompson, Charlene Carlisle, Sue Kalina, Anne McIntyre Lahner, [...]

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ARBA Annual Meeting 9-8-2017

November 2, 2017

The annual meeting of the American Romney Breeders Association was called to order by President, Chris Posbergh, at 7:45 p.m. EDT at the Blue Fish Grill in Flemington, New Jersey. Introductions for all attending were completed, and board members attending included Chris Posbergh, Randy Thompson, Charlene Carlisle, Anne McIntyre-Lahner, Allison Seyfert, Emma Rogers, Sue Kalina [...]

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ARBA Old Board Meeting 9-8-2017

November 2, 2017

President Chris Posbergh called the meeting to order at 10:18 a.m. EDT. Minutes for the meeting were recorded by JoAnn Mast, ARBA secretary, via phone call from Chris and by Anne McIntyre-Lahner, Director at Large, in attendance throughout the meeting. Meeting attendance was confirmed by Chris, with the following in attendance at the board meeting: [...]

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Focus on Artificial Insemination in sheep at Dairy Sheep Symposium

October 22, 2017

Any sheep producer who is thinking about using Artificial Insemination (AI) to improve their flock genetics, should seriously consider attending the 2017 Symposium of the Dairy Sheep Association of North America, November 30 – December 2 in Orford, Quebec. The first day of this year’s Symposium will be devoted entirely to AI. Speakers from Canada, [...]

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