US Targhee Sheep Association
News and Updates
2021 National Show and Sale
July 15th – 17th
The Dakota Area Targhee Sheep Association is honored to be hosting the 2021 USTSA National Show & Sale. It will be held July 15th through July 17th at the Spink County Fair Grounds, in Redfield, South Dakota.
Entry Forms and the Entry Brochure Booklet are now available for download. Please review the booklet as it details all of the information, rules, and testing details consignors will need for a successful show and sale.
Entry forms are due to Mardy by May 31st.
Notice to Membership:
Associated Registry is now ready to start accepting registrations. Requests can be mailed, faxed or emailed in to Associated Registry, see info on top of Work Order. With this transition, the committee recommended a few changes for registration numbers and Associated allows for more information on registration certificates. The biggest difference is what can be used for registration number. You can still use metal tags purchased from USTSA, have Associated Registry assign number or can use NSIP 16 digit number. Please be sure to specify your preference on submissions. You can still utilize same registration submission forms and spreadsheets as you have in the past. However, there is now a place for Scrapie, tattoo, codon and NSIP #’s on the right of individual certificates. See attached uupdated submission forms with these fields are attached as well as well as new work order. Group certificates will still be an option for ewes. Again please be sure to specify preference on submission. Tattoos will still need to be put in per USTSA rules and will need to include at minimum last 4 digits of registration number you select. Forms and information will also be available on our website.
Payment will need to be received prior to registrations being returned. They do accept credit cards, but there is a convenience fee for that. All checks will still be written to USTSA, but mailed to Associated Registry.
We’re all going to have a little learning curve and will continue to share any helpful tips as we progress through the transition. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact Associated Registry. Or if need help with previously registered sheep, Mardy can still help there.
Board has voted to allow waiver of transfer over 45 days and over 2 yr old fees until March 31, 2021 to help with efforts in getting everyone caught back up from the closure during with transition period. After that time, Associated Registry will have control of fees and no exceptions or waivers will be made.
U.S. Targhee Sheep Association
P.O. Box 955
Chinook, MT 59523