U.S. TARGHEE SHEEP ASSOCIATION
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10th Anniversary of the U.S. Targhee Sheep Association Starter Flock
The U.S. Targhee Sheep Association (USTSA) will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Starter Flock Program by again offering a free registered Targhee Starter flock to a deserving youth at the 2018 USTSA National Show & Sale in Miles City, Montana, July 12th-14th. The winner must be present to receive the flock and will be awarded one (1) ewe lamb, one (1) yearling ewe, and one (1) brood ewe donated by members of the USTSA. Each animal will be a USTSA registered animal, and at least QR in Scrapie Codon 171 genotype. The winner will also receive a $150 credit for use toward purchase of additional animals at the 2018 sale. Any young person, ages 9-17, as of January 1, 2018, whose family does not raise Targhee sheep may apply. Applications are due April 1st. Questions? Contact Mardy Rutledge at the USTSA office at 702-292-5715 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2018 Wisconsin Junior Targhee Sheep Association Starter Flock
The Wisconsin Junior Targhee Sheep Association will again be giving away a starter flock of three Targhee ewes in 2018 to a lucky Wisconsin youth. Applicants must be aged 12 to 17 as of January 1, 2018, must be a resident of Wisconsin, and must not currently raise Targhee sheep. The winner must also be eligible and agree to exhibit their animals at both the 2018 Wisconsin State Fair open sheep show and Wisconsin Junior State Fair sheep show. The winner will receive a combination of ewe lambs, yearling ewes and/or brood ewes, and take ownership of the animals before any 2018 State Fair entry deadlines.