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2017 National Romney Show September 8th-10th

July 29, 2017

ARBA Members: The 2017 National Romney Show will be held September 8th-10th during the Garden State Sheep Breeders Sheep & Fiber Festival at Hunterdon County Fairgrounds (1207 NJ Route 179 Lambertville NJ 08530). Please plan to attend and enjoy the shows, exhibits, vendors, demonstrations, and of course your fellow ARBA members in our events. Details [...]

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Willamette Valley Ram and Ewe Sale – July, 29

July 28, 2017

Update:Barnes dispersal sale will begin directly following Willamette Valley sale. Two Barnes yearling rams will start the Willamette Sale. Phone bids will be accepted, contact sale committee for details. 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 [...]

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Walter ‘Lynn’ Barnes: Aug 7, 1918 – July 13, 2017

July 21, 2017

Walter ‘Lynn’ Barnes passed away on July 13, 2017, just a couple weeks shy of 99 years old. Please see the obituary below: Lynn Barnes Obituary

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ARBA Board Meeting 6-17-2017

July 12, 2017

President Chris Posbergh called the June 17, 2017 ARBA board meeting to order at 1:07 PM EDT. Participating in the conference call were Posbergh, Charlene Carlisle, Scott Culver, Allison Seyfert, Kathryn Moore, Don Burgess, Sue Kalina, Carolynn Harwell, Betsy McPherson and JoAnn Mast. Randy Thompson joined the call at 1:55 PM. Don Burgess and Anne [...]

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2017 ARBA Election Results

June 19, 2017

President – Chris Posbergh VP – Randy Thompson Dir. At Large – Scott Culver Dist. 1 – Emma Morton Dist. 3 – Don Burgess Dist. 5 – Carolynn Harwell

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Romney Ramblings – Spring 2017

May 23, 2017
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The Spring 2017 issue of Romney Ramblings is now available. Download your own copy here: Romney Ramblings – Spring 2017 (3 MB PDF).

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Pipestone Sheep for Profit School

May 20, 2017

Sheep For Profit School July 5-8, 2017 Pipestone Minnesota www.pipestonesheep.com Don’t miss your chance to attend the 2017 Pipestone Lamb and Wool Program Sheep For Profit School which will be held on July 5-8th, 2017 in Pipestone Minnesota. The Sheep for Profit School is only offered once every two years. The Pipestone Lamb and Wool [...]

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Tail Docking

May 17, 2017

The attached article is from the Feb. issue of The Shepherd (posted with author & publisher permissions). The attached letter was recently sent to the American Sheep Industry Association (ASI) from the American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners (AASRP) regarding the practice of tail docking. The recent raised awareness led to tail docking being discussed [...]

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