Juniors

Romney Futurity Gets Strong Support

June 27, 2014

Romney breeders entering sheep for sale in Maryland and Ohio have provided the initial funds to support the first year of the Futurity For Youth program. Seven animals sold in Maryland were nominated as futurity animals, at a cost of $20 per entry to the seller. At the Romney Specialty Sale in Wooster, Ohio, twenty [...]

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Sixth Annual Morris Culver Memorial Scholarship

April 26, 2014
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ARBA is proud and pleased to announce the Sixth Annual Morris Culver Memorial Scholarship. Morris passed on January 11, 2007, but not before a lifetime of achievement and service that touched all who knew him. Morris was a pioneer in the American Romney Breeders Association. He was a twelve year president of ARBA. He registered [...]

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Junior Futurity 2014

April 10, 2014

The American Romney Breeders Association will sponsor a Romney ewe lamb and yearling ewe futurity for 2014 on a trial basis. Continuation for future years will be determined after evaluation of this year’s level of participation. The development of this Futurity is an effort to get junior members more interested and involved, as well as, [...]

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Youth Ramblings

November 19, 2013

This summer was a busy one. I attended multiple youth shows, some as close as my back yard and others as far as 700 miles. Each offered something for everyone, some bigger than others but all a great learning experience whether you were an exhibitor, a breed representative, a parent, or just maybe had an [...]

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Best 4H Fleece of the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival

June 12, 2013

Each year the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival presents the Tyson Creamer Memorial Award to the best 4H fleece of the wool show. This honor for 2013 was awarded to junior ARBA member Alexandra Rogers for a white Romney fleece from her sheep “Taffy”, Little Hooves 101. This is the second year in a row [...]

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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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2012 North East Youth Sheep Show

July 25, 2012
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North East Youth Sheep Show (July 2012) This past weekend I once again made my annual trek to the NEYSS in Springfield, MA. As always it was great weekend with good people, good sheep and good food. The Romney show was the second largest breed show with 19 exhibitors and 79 entries from 7 states. [...]

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2012 All American Jr Sheep Show Report

July 17, 2012

I have just returned from Iowa where the All American Jr Show took place this year. Des Moines was hot and sticky as was pretty much most of the US but the heat did not deter our youth. The barn temperatures were 108+ on Thursday, worse on Friday and then slightly hotter on Saturday, Sunday [...]

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