Six leading breeds of sheep have chosen the state of Ohio to host their 2016 National Sales.
Shropshires and Natural Colored sheep will be offered for sale during the Big Ohio Sale Weekend, Thursday through Saturday, May 12, 13 and 14 at the Preble County Fairgrounds in Eaton.
The three-day event will have approximately 750 head of sheep for sale representing 14 different breeds. In addition to Shropshires and Natural Colored sheep, Cheviots, Corriedales, Dorpers, Hampshires, Montadales, Oxfords, Southdowns, Suffolks and Wether Sires and Dams will be sold. Plus, for the first time, Dorsets, Columbias and Katahdins are added to the sale.
Most breeds offered special futurity nominated ewe lambs and yearlings in their classes for sale. The timing of the event was before every National, 4-H, FFA and Junior Show ownership deadlines.
Border Leicesters, Lincolns, Merinos and Tunis are holding their National Sales in conjunction with the Great Lakes Sale held Saturday and Sunday, May 28 and 29 at the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Wooster.… Continue reading
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