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National Romney Sale at Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival, May 6th

April 29, 2017

Make plans to attend the National Romney Sale this year at Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival, May 6th. The sale is being managed by Banner Sale Management. There are 10 lots selling on Saturday night at 6pm in the main show ring. The sale catalog can be found at this link: www.bannersheepmagazine.com/salecatalogs/2017/Maryland-Catalog-2017.pdf Lots of transport [...]

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ARBA Board Meeting 4-8-2017

April 24, 2017

The spring meeting of the American Romney Breeders Association board was called to order April 8, 2017 at 1:07 p.m. Eastern Daylight time by president, Chris Posbergh. Participating in the conference call were Posbergh, Charlene Carlisle, Scott Culver, Anne McIntyre-Lahner, Allison Seyfert, Sue Kalina, Betsy McPherson and JoAnn Mast. Joining the call at 1:35 p.m. [...]

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Washington County (NY) Fiber Tour

April 20, 2017

Since the 1800’s, Washington County, New York, has been a welcoming home for production of wool. In the mid-1800s the County was one New York’s major producers of Merino wool. Now wool and other fiber production is enjoying a renaissance, you can see on the Washington County Fiber Tour. Join us as we celebrate the [...]

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New Romney Breed Standard & Score Card

April 11, 2017

The ARBA board recently approved the following Breed Standard and Score Card: Romney Breed Standard Romney Score Card

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Willamette Valley Ram and Ewe Sale – July, 29

April 11, 2017

The Willamette Valley Ram and Ewe sale, set for July 29, will also be the site of a dispersal sale of the Lynn Barnes flock of Romney breeding stock. The ram and ewe sale will be an all breeds sale, with a start time of 1:00 p.m. The dispersal sale will begin at 4:00 p.m. [...]

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Junior Column for the Banner magazine

March 25, 2017

Greetings from the Pacific Northwest! I am a junior member with the American Romney Breeders Association (ARBA) and with the Oregon Romney Breeders Association (ORBA). I have a flock of 28 Romney ewes, both white and natural colored. I began raising Romneys when I was ten years old and have been active for many years [...]

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ARBA Board Meeting 1-7-2017

February 19, 2017

The winter board meeting of the American Romney Breeders Association was called to order at 1:03 p.m. EST by president, Chris Posbergh. Participating in the conference call were Posbergh, Randy Thompson, Charlene Carlisle, Scott Culver, Anne McIntyre-Lahner, Allison Seyfert, Katherine Moore, Don Burgess, Sue Kalina, Carolynn Harwell, Betsy McPherson and JoAnn Mast. Please download this [...]

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2016 Romney Futurity Results

February 19, 2017

The 2016 Romney Futurity results for youth members of the American Romney Breeders Association have been announced. The placings are as follows: First Place White Romney Megan Higgins of Coventry, CT showing Chapin 185 a ewe lamb from Smiling Sheep Farm in NH. First Place Black Romney Courtney Lyman of Dracut, MA showing Anchorage Farm [...]

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