President’s Message – December 2011

December 11, 2011

With the holidays fast approaching, it has finally turned cold in the mid-Atlantic. The ewes are bred and the rams are resting. The lambs are becoming yearlings and the shepherd gets ready for the new lambs. Soon we will see if all our hard work pays off, with the best lamb crop ever. Welcome to [...]

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2011 National Romney Show Sponsors

December 8, 2011

We would like to thank the generous sponsors of the 2011 National Romney Show. National Romney Open Show Sponsors Premier breeder:  Big E Premier exhibitor:  Big E Champion White Ram:  Anchorage Farm (Stephen and Lisbeth Shafer) Champion White Ewe:  Moosehill Farm (Carla Hellander) Champion Natural Colored Ram:  Pitchfork Ranch (Cindy Cieciwa and Margaret Van Camp) [...]

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President’s Message – Fall 2011

October 2, 2011

I just got back from our National Show and Sale. It was great to see so many Romneys and Romney breeders from all across the country. The weather was not the best, but a good time was had by all. Many of us have discussed the value of this website. We are working to make [...]

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Romney Ramblings – Summer 2011

August 1, 2011
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The Summer 2011 issue of Romney Ramblings is now available. Download your own copy here: Romney Ramblings – Summer 2011 (6.7 Mb PDF).

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ARBA 2011 Election Results

June 30, 2011

President:  Ron Andress Vice President:  Charlene Carlisle At Large:  Tracy Haslem District 1:  Hillary Chapin District 3:  Ed Julian District 5:  Randy Thompson On behalf of the ARBA Board, we thank you, the ARBA membership, for taking the time and the energy to vote in the 2011 election. Voter turn out, which was roughly 70%, was at an all-time high. Please [...]

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President’s message: October, 2010

March 2, 2011
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The cool nights and (sometimes) bright days of fall are here, along with our rams’ favorite yearly event: breeding season. At this writing (early October), we are crossing our fingers in hopes that most of our ewes are safely bred. It seems somehow unjust that a ram that does his job well gets less of [...]

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HELP FUND the Morris Culver Memorial Scholarship

February 2, 2011
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ARBA is proud and pleased to announce the third 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 registered the very first natural colored Romney in the [...]

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ARBA at NAILE 2010

February 2, 2011
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ARBA had a successful year in Louisville, KY this year. As usual, NAILE was a hustle and bustle of excitement. The JRs start out the show week with their youth show. This year ARBA was well represented by 14 of our association’s youth: Rachel Berninger (DE), Katie Hacker (IN), Ava Jo Hayes (NJ), Ethan Kennedy [...]

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