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2016 Hoosier Heartland Online Southdown Sale

April 4th, 2016 at wlivestock.com.  Contact Lynn Kuhn at 317-512-0564  for more details or visit HHSS Facebook page.

2016 Wisconsin Southdown Stars Sale & Starter Ewe Program

The Wisconsin Southdown Stars Sale and Symposium will be held on April 16th, 2016 at the UW Agriculture Research Center Public Events Building, Arlington, WI. This year there is a new sale format where you choose how you want to consign (in person and online, or online only).  Entries are due April 5th.  Entries for Southdown Starter Ewe Program due March 11. For more info on the ewe program and sale, visit the Wisconsin Southdown Association website and WSA Facebook page.

If you are unable to visit the association’s website and need more details on the event, please contact Troy Lobdell at (608) 482-1502, or email:  lodbell@yousq.net

2016 Ambassador’s Online Futurity  Ewe Lamb Sale

The Southdown Ambassadors are hosting the 2nd annual online futurity nominated ewe lamb sale on April 18th at wlivestock.com.  Ambassadors are personally contacting breeders and asking for sale consignments.  If you have not been contacted and would like to consign to the sale, please contact Secretary, Gary Jennings, at the ASBA office.  Stay tuned to the ASBA website and facebook pages for further details.

2016 National Sale & Jr National Futurity Kickoff

Plan to attend the 2016 National Southdown Sale on April 30th at the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Richmond, Indiana!  Its a new location, new sale management team, and we’re more excited than ever.  A show of the consignments will be at 4:30pm EST on Friday, April 29th and judge is set to be Evan Snyder.  The sale will be at 9:30am EST on Saturday, April 30th.  Yearling rams and ewes, Fall rams and ewes, as well as January and February born ewe and ram lambs are eligible. Entries due April 1st;  However if you make your entries BEFORE March 15th , we will list your name in the sale promotional advertising. Sale details can be found here:  http://wlivestock.com/2016-national-southdown-show-and-sale.html

Also new for this year, the 2016 Junior National Futurity Kickoff will also be on April 30th at the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Richmond, IN. Sheep purchased that morning in the National Sale are eligible for the show!  This show is not limited to only futurity nominated sheep – all sheep that you wish to show are welcome!  The show will have all classes (including wethers). Juniors can begin check-in of registration papers at 10am EST.  The Ambassadors will do a fitting demonstration at 12pm EST.  The show is scheduled to begin at 1:00pm EST with showmanship for all ages, and then classes for ram, ewes, and market lambs.  All ages of sheep will be shown from oldest to youngest.  The judge is Stan Poe of Indiana.  Click here for 2016 Futurity Kickoff entry form & rules

2016 Midwest Junior Preview Show

The Midwest Junior Preview Show is an annual breeding sheep show opened to all registered breeds of sheep as well as commercial breeding sheep!  Held in Sedalia, Missouri on June 4, 2016.  Online entries will be open April 1st.  For more info, visit Midwest Junior Preview Show website or MJPS Facebook page.

2016 Annual Texas Southdown Breeders Online Southdown Sale

Save the date for June 7, 2016. Sale to be featured on wlivestock.com.  For more info, visit the Texas Southdown Breeders Association website or the TSBA Facebook page.

2016 Midwest Stud Ram Sale

Show at 8am CST on Wednesday, June 22nd with judge Brad Ellerbrock.  Sale begins at 8am on Friday, June 26th with Southdowns selling 4th in sale order behind Hampshire, Suffolks, and Polled & Horned Dorsets.   Entries due May 1st to be in catalog. For more information, visit the Midwest Stud Ram Sale website or the MWSRS Facebook page.

All American Junior Show & National Junior Southdown Show

June 30 – July 3 at the Michigan State University Pavilion for Ag and Livestock Education located at 4301 Farm Lane, East Lansing, Michigan 48910.  Entries are due May 25, 2016. For more info, visit the AAJS website and the AAJS Facebook page.

 

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