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Livestock Traceability: Opportunities for Animal Agriculture 2018

January 15, 2018

NIAA 2018 Annual Conference Announces April 10-12 Agenda Contact: Katie Ambrose katie.ambrose@animalagriculture.org 719-538-8843, ext. 14 NIAA News Release, January 12, 2018— The National Institute for Animal Agriculture will fuse new features into this year’s conference, titled Livestock Traceability: Opportunities for Animal Agriculture, taking place April 10th–12th at the Renaissance Denver Stapleton Hotel in Denver, Colorado. [...]

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2017 Romney Futurity Results

January 5, 2018
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American Romney Breeders are proud to announce the winner of their 2017 Futurity. First place was secured by Megan Higgins of Coventry, CT. Megan did an awesome job of raising and showing this Fall Ewe Lamb. This lamb was purchased at the Romney National Sale held at the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival in May [...]

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(Updated) Improving Lamb Marketing, Quality, & Profitability Workshops

December 18, 2017

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 and technologies.

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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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2017 National Romney Show Photos

October 3, 2017

Following are some photos from the 2017 National Romney Show held in New Jersey:

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NIAA Antibiotic Stewardship Symposium 10/31-11/2/17

September 21, 2017

The National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA) announces the seventh in its series of Antibiotics Symposia: Antibiotic Stewardship: Collaborative Strategy for Animal Agriculture and Human Health. All sectors of the animal food production industry and partners in human medicine and public health will come together for collective and continued dialogue around one of the most [...]

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California Wool Growers Assn. Hosts First Annual Online All Breeds Sheep Sale

September 4, 2017

Sacramento, CA. – California Wool Growers Association (CWGA) is hosting its first annual Online All Breeds Sheep Sale on September 20 – 21, 2017. More than 10 sheep breeds will be offered from California and Oregon. Breeds to be sold include Composites, Columbia, Cormo, Dorper, Dorset, Merino, Natural Colored, Romeldale, Romney, Shropshire, Suffolk/Hampshire Crossbreds, Southdown [...]

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