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11th Annual U.S. Targhee Sheep Association Starter Flock

Free Registered Targhee Sheep to be Awarded to Deserving Youth

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The U.S. Targhee Sheep Association (USTSA) will again, for the 11th straight year, be offering a free registered Targhee Starter flock to a deserving youth at the 2019 USTSA National Show & Sale in Lodi, Wisconsin, July 18th-20th. In the previous ten years, the generous members of the USTSA have awarded 16 starter flocks, totaling 52 head of sheep, and have also donated almost $12,000 towards buyers credits for the award winners to purchase additional sheep at USTSA national sales. 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 2019 national sale.

2019 WJTSA Starter Flock Award

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The Wisconsin Junior Targhee Sheep Association will again be giving away a starter flock of three Targhee ewes in 2019 to a lucky Wisconsin youth. Applicants must be aged 12 to 17 as of January 1, 2019, 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 2019 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 2019 State Fair entry deadlines.

2018 National Show and Sale July 12-14th in Miles City, Montana

Production, performance, lamb and wool. These are the fundamental characteristics of Targhee sheep. The Targhee breed will be exhibiting all of these core qualities at the 2018 U.S. Targhee Sheep Association National Show and Sale being held at the Miles City Fairgrounds in Miles, City, Montana July 12th – 14th. The National Show will start 10 amon the 13th and the National Sale at Noon on the 14th. Top selection of yearlings, fall and spring lambs will be offered. Please visit our website for more details,, or contact Mardy Rutledge at (702) 292-5715, As producers of high quality lamb and wool, we concern ourselves with the value of our product. As an association for 67 years, we have focused on our bottom line and yours.

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Targhee Wearables

To place an order, contact Mardy at or 702-292-5715.
Additional sizes and colors may be available upon requests. Inventory is being updated as well.

U.S. Targhee Sheep Association
8912 Saddle Red Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89143

Contact: Mardy Rutledge
Phone: 702-292-5715