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New ARBA Breed Standard

January 4, 2017

The Board has adopted a one breed; one standard approach. This initial version, approved on 11/11/16, focuses on the White Romney. The Education Committee of the Board is currently working on language to incorporate natural colored (black) Romneys, followed by Moorit (brown) Romneys. The Board anticipates this work will be completed during the spring of [...]

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ARBA Science Advisory Panel Findings

January 3, 2017

Below are the findings of the Science Advisory Panel explaining the science behind brown versus black color and how brown could have remained hidden in the Romney population. As the field of genetics is evolving from studying abstract alleles to knowing the specific DNA code responsible for various differences, breed associations must adapt to this [...]

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Romney Ramblings – Fall/Winter 2016/17

December 11, 2016

The Fall/Winter 2016/17 issue of Romney Ramblings is now available. Download your own copy here: Romney Ramblings – Fall/Winter 2016/17 (2.2 MB PDF).

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ARBA New Board Meeting 11-13-2016

December 3, 2016

President, Chris Posbergh, called the meeting of the newly seated ARBA Board to order November 13, 2016 at 9:12 a.m. EST in conference room B-109 of the livestock complex housing the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, Kentucky. In attendance were Posbergh, Randy Thompson, Charlene Carlisle, Anne McIntyre Lahner, Allison Seyfert, Katherine Moore, [...]

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