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The National Lincoln Sheep Breeders Association (NLSBA), is the registrar for and promoter of Lincoln Longwool sheep in the United States and Canada. We welcome your visit!

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Lincoln Futurity Update

by Site Admin on September 15, 2018

As of 9/9/2018, the current futurity points have been turned in and updated:

Name Ewe Points
White Ewe Lamb
Laurie Baughman Rader 603 40
Laurie Baughman Campbell 59 31
Lena Berry Rader 605 25
Kallan Latham Campbell 64 13
White Yearling Ewe
Laurie Baughman Rader 581 30
Abby Motter Campbell 50 38
Natural Colored Ewe Lamb
Jennifer Bennett Sando 1801 10
Jennifer Bennett Sando 1802 18
Natural Colored Yearling Ewe
Bailey Towery Campbell 0255 42
Abby Motter Campbell 52 36

 
If you feel this is not correct, or you have not yet turned in points, please contact Blake Campbell at: lincolnfuturity@gmail.com

2018 Northeast Youth Sheep Show

by Site Admin on August 21, 2018

The 2018 Northeast Youth Sheep Show was held from July 19-22nd in West Springfield, MA. Tayler Garges (PA) won both Grand and Reserve Champion Ewes, as well as Champion Ram for the Lincoln breed. She was also Reserve Grand Champion Intermediate Showman. Brianna Taylor (MA) won Best Fleeced Lincoln and was also Reserve Grand Champion Senior Showman.

Congratulations ladies!

Full results can be found here.

2018 All-American Junior Sheep Show

by Site Admin on July 22, 2018

The All-American Junior Sheep Show took place this year in Indianapolis, Indiana from July 5th to July 8th. The Lincoln breed had over 20 exhibitors and over 100 sheep entered! What an amazing turn out!

Champion Ewe: 1st place white senior ewe lamb, shown by Laurie Baughman (OH)
Reserve Champion Ewe: 1st place natural colored yearling ewe, shown by Blake Campbell (OH)
Champion Ram: 1st place white senior ram lamb, shown by Laurie Baughman (OH)
Reserve Champion Ram: 1st place natural colored ram lamb, shown by Laura Millikin (IN)
Best Fleece: Junior ewe lamb, shown by Justin Taylor (WI)

Full show results can be found here.

In addition to the sheep show, the All-American show offers many other competitions including a fleece show and contests. In the fleece show, Jennifer Bennett (IN) won champion. The competition are inter-breed and we had many Lincoln breeders place really well! In the skillathon contest, Laila Shehab (NJ), placed 3rd overall in the senior division out of 60 total competitors! Margo Johnson (OH) took 3rd place in the beginner judging contest. Sabrina Richert (IN) won first place in the power point competition, senior division. For the ad layout contest, Rebecca Bader (WI) won first place in the senior division. Rebecca also took first place in the senior photo contest, and third place in the t-shirt design competition. Laurie Baughman (OH) won third place in the poster contest, beginner division. Justin Taylor (WI) took home the coveted Top Gun award for the Lincoln breed, which includes points from all the breeding classes, showmanship and contests.

Congratulations to all the competitors! It is wonderful to have such enthusiasm and participation in our youth!

2018 Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival Results

by Site Admin on May 30, 2018

The 2018 MDSW had a great showing for the National Sale and the festival show. Orchard View Lincolns hosted a meet and greet with donuts and coffee and around 20 breeders and friends in attendance. The Lincoln breed was once again well represented in the Supreme Drive, with Annabelle Kruse winning Supreme Champion Ewe with her Black Lincoln!

National Lincoln Sale Results:
Champion White Ewe: Locust Grove
Reserve Champion White Ewe: Boersma Ranch
Champion White Ram: Boersma Ranch
Average White Lincoln sale price: $771.15

Champion Colored Ewe: Rocks & Rills Farm
Reserve Champion Colored Ewe: Liberty Farms
Average Colored Lincoln sale price: $ $695.45

MDSW Show Results:
Champion White Ram – Beverly Boersma
Champion White Ram- Beverly Boersma
Best White Fleece – Diane Klingelhofer
Premier White Exhibitor – Beverly Boersma

Champion Colored Ram – Annabelle Kruse
Champion Colored Ewe – Annabelle Kruse
Best Colored Fleece – Annabelle Kruse
Premier Colored Exhibitor – Deborah Vanderwende

Mark your calendars for the 2019 MDSW Festival, as the Lincoln Longwool will be the festival featured breed!

Sale Report
White Lincoln Results
Black Lincoln Results