41st Annual Ohio Dorset Sale

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Plans for the 41st Annual Ohio Dorset Sale have been set for March 17 and 18 at the Preble County Fairgrounds in Eaton. Billed as “the first, the biggest, the best” Dorset sale, it will feature both Horned and Polled Dorsets. In addition, this year’s sale will feature the National Polled and Horned Dorset Sale. Dorsets from Oregon to Maryland have been entered.Established in 1977, the Ohio Dorset Sale has been a barometer used to gauge how the registered sheep industry is doing in the New Year. Entered in the sale are 101 head of Polled Dorsets and 41 head of Horned Dorsets.“The nation’s finest Dorset genetics from 10 different states have been consigned to this year’s sale,” said sale manager Greg Deakin, Cuba, Illinois. “The sale’s history is rich, dating back to 1977. More breed national champion rams and ewes have sold through the Ohio Dorset Sale than any other sale.”Both Horned and Polled Dorset rams and ewes will be offered consisting of classes for yearling, fall and winter lambs. Serving as judge is Steve Reid from Houstonia, Missouri, and sale auctioneers are Gary Saylor and Danny Westlake, both from Ohio. The Ohio Dorset Association is sponsoring the sale and consignment viewing may be seen at www.bannersheepmagazine.com.Sale questions may be directed to sale manager Greg Deakin, 309-785-5058.last_img

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