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NLSBA 2017 Election Results

August 28, 2017

The results of the 2017 NLSBA election have been tallied. President: Robin Meek Vice President: Emmaline Long Secretary/Treasurer: Deborah Vanderwende East/Midwest Director: Diane Klingelhofer West Coast: Christiane Payton The proposal for yearling ewes to be nominated for futurity was accepted and will go into effect for the 2018 show season. We look forward to serving [...]

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The Shepherd to feature Lincoln Longwools

July 27, 2017

The September 2017 issue of The Shepherd magazine will highlight the Lincoln breed, and the NLSBA has been invited to help in putting this issue together. We will need to have all content and ads by Aug. 15. We welcome article submissions pertinent to the breed, such as a profile of the breed, its history, [...]

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National Show and Sale in Wooster, OH Coming Up Quickly!

May 11, 2017

We are only a few weeks away from our National Show and Sale, being held at the Great Lakes Show and Sale in Wooster, OH. The sale entry book has been posted and there is a great selection of sheep available, including futurity nominated ewes. 2017 Great Lakes Sale Catalog Our biennial member meeting will [...]

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Lincoln Longwools Shine at Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival!

May 11, 2017

Lincoln breeders had a phenomenal weekend at the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival! The highlight of the weekend was Liberty Farms (Diane Klingelhofer, MD) winning Supreme Champion Ewe with her yearling white ewe! Congratulations Diane! Diane also won Premier Breeder for the white and natural colored Lincoln shows. For all three supreme classes (ram, ewe [...]

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Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival Entry Deadline Extended

April 7, 2017

Due to unanticipated problems with the online entry option for the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival, the deadline for mailing entries has been extended to April 10th. The sale catalog will be out soon, so watch for futurity entries! Entry Form

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MDSW All-Breeds Sale Entries Due March 15th

February 8, 2017

The Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival (May 5th-7th) will once again be having an All-Breeds Show and Sale. Yearling ewes, fall ewe lambs and spring ewe lambs of any registered breed of sheep may be entered. Again this year, they are offering sellers the option of selling a ram lamb or yearling ram with every [...]

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Youth Conservationist Program Applications Open

February 8, 2017

Know of any youth who are interested in raising heritage sheep breeds? The Youth Conservationist Program (YCP) can help them get started! The YCP is a way to enable youth to experience the joys and responsibilities of conserving heritage wool breeds of sheep, and a chance to raise heritage breeds that may not be common [...]

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NAILE 2016 Open Show Results

December 5, 2016

The NAILE Open Lincoln show took place on Thursday, November 17th. Results for the Lincoln show have already been posted. Congratulations to the following winners: White Lincoln Show Champion Ram- Beverly Boersma, IL Reserve Champion Ram- Rader Lincolns, IL Best Ram Fleece- Aluson Ungar, OH Champion Ewe- Rader Lincolns, IL Reserve Champion Ewe- Rader Lincolns, [...]

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