From the Editor
Table of Contents Advertising Index AJSA Junior Update
Annual Meeting Notice
ASBA Directors Elections
NAILE Southdown Schedule 9 President’s Message Southdown Social Invitation
“Stars of Louisville” Sale Catalog 15-18
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The Southdown Louisville Preview is published one time per year by: American Southdown Breeders’ Association Gary Jennings, Secretary/Treasurer 100 Cornerstone Road Fredonia, TX 76842 Office: (325) 429-6226 Fax: (325) 429-6225 email@example.com www.southdownsheep.org
The Southdown Louisville Preview is sent to all current and active members of the American Southdown Breeders’ Association and Junior Southdown Association.
Welcome to the sixth issue of the Louisville Preview.
It was a lot of fun creating the Louisville Preview again this year. I really love this publication because it always gets me in the mindset of fall, NAILE and lambing season.
Thanks so much to everyone that helped make this publication possible. Also, thank you to all the Southdown breeders and ASBA members for helping to make our association and breed so outstanding. See you at NAILE! Lisa
Lisa (Scramlin) Reiff, Editor Cell: (517) 214-7522 firstname.lastname@example.org
Bechman Southdowns...................................8 Bowers Southdowns .......................................6 Bullington Southdowns /Rising Son Southdowns..23 Circle J Southdowns...............................12-13 Crowder Sheep Farm.....................................11 Darlington ‘Downs...........................................5 Forsee Southdowns.........................24-25 (IBC) Gopher Club Lambs.......................................19 KDK Southdowns..........................................21 Knittel Livestock............................................14 Longenecker Southdowns............................10 Maddox Southdowns....................................21 MB Genetics....................................................2 Mike McElvain Sheep Farm..............................7 Northern Starr Livestock Services.................IFC Scramlin Southdowns...................................BC Sunrise Southdowns.......................................22 Wisconsin Stars Sale & Symposium..................8
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MB Genetics 15F-X80 ReseRve supReme ewe NebRaska state FaiR sire: mb Genetics 12F-1972 visiON Dam: mb Genetics X6480 (Dam of valedictorian)
All-American Reserve Grand ENCORE X IMAGE Kyliegha Daniels, WI
Prairieland Farms 5-D2 GRaND ChampiON ewe biG OhiO sale sire: mb Genetics thiCkbuRGeR Dam: mb Genetics 5-2973 sold to: bryce waggoner, Red lion, pa
MD State Fair Champion MD State Fair Champion Dam-MB COVER GIRL Dam-MB Genetics 11F-9EM Troy Longenecker, PA Troy Longenecker, PA
Central States Reserve Ewe NE State Fair 1st Winter Rapid City, SD VALEDICTORIAN son X IMPRESSION Dam-Prairieland 4-M Jenna Langer, WI Carissa Scheel, SD
Congratulations to these exhibitors on their successes over the summer with progeny of MB Genetics seedstock. Please check the blogspot or the MB Genetics and Prairieland Farms Facebook pages for photos and details on Stars Sale entries and more show results.
Nick aNd MegaN NielsoN • 26069 422 nd ave. • alexandria, sd 57311 PH: 605.695.4697 • email@example.com
Michael and BarBara Bishop • W4628 Hall Road • Rio, Wisconsin 53960 PH: 608-347-5580 • firstname.lastname@example.org
SUCCESSFUL YEAR Southdown sales are strong. With 30 online sales of Southdowns, major live auctions and private sales on the farm our numbers remain stable. While other Associations have fought declining registrations, we have been able to maintain a stable number for the last 20 years. THE ASSOCIATION EXISTS TO REGISTER SHEEP The purpose of the American Southdown Breedersâ€™ Association is to collect, verify, preserve and publish pedigrees of purebred Southdown sheep. Of course, we have an extensive junior program and sponsor a good number of activities throughout the year. But, the reason we exist is to supervise and publish pedigrees of Southdown sheep. While some sales are transactions between breeders, most of our registration and transfers are to new purchasers. Those new to the breed may not recognize the significance of accurate and prompt recordkeeping for the purpose of having registration papers available when needed. As breeders, we need to see that all purchasers understand the care taken to ensure accurate registrations and help educate them on their responsibility for the proper recording of sheep they raise and the transfers of those they sell. ELECTRONIC TRANSACTION Back when all business was done through the mail everyone recognized that registration of sheep needed to be done well before the registration paper was needed. We all knew there was a turnaround time and administrative time in the office had to be taken into account for upcoming sales and shows. In staying with the times our registration process has allowed for electronic payment and submission of information. Unfortunately, that has led to procrastination with many people waiting until the last moment to request their registrations. It is not uncommon for calls to come to the office from the fairground where the expectant exhibitor needs registration papers. AVOID THE EXTRA RUSH FEE The fee for rush registration was never intended to make the Association money. The real intent was to motivate breeders to register sheep when the rates were less so the workload in the Association office could be spread throughout out the year. Still, with Federal Express charges and rush registrations some will incur a bill of up to $60 for a single registration paper. The Association does not want that to happen. Established breeders can help their new customers avoid these costs by educating them about the responsibility that goes with owning registered animals. WHAT CAN WE DO We can all do some simple things to avoid the expense of last-minute rush fees. 1. Set a good example for your purchaser, submit the transfer information and registration papers before you deposit the check in the bank. 2. If the owner of the offspring is different than the dam ownership, transfer at registration. 3. If the ownership of the ram and ewe are not the same, be sure and include your breeding certificate. 4. Use the registration forms off of the Internet (www.southdownsheep.org) or follow their format to be sure you supplied all of the necessary information. 5. Sign your registration applications consistently. Do not mix your farm name and your personal name and use various combinations in succeeding years. Stick with one ownership designation. 6. Do not procrastinate. Mike McElvain President ASBA Board of Directors
AMERICAN SOUTHDOWN BREEDERS’ ASSOCIATION OFFICERS: President Mike McElvain Heyworth, Illinois (309) 830-3340 Vice President Dr. Scott Flanagan San Angelo, TX (325) 234-8843 DIRECTORS: Patty Abell - Aurora, OR (503) 266-2229 Barbara Bishop Rio, WI (920) 992-6183 Paul Cassell - Wytheville, VA (202) 255-1764 Jim Davis - Odell, IL (815) 998-2359 Brian Forsee - Owenton, KY (502) 484-2801 Ed Keeney - Red Lion, PA (717) 244_5793 Heath Laber - Longmont, CO (970) 580-0172 J. J. Maddox - Thomas,OK (580) 593-2455 John Nixon - Hilmar, CA (209) 620-4184 Jeff Oldenburg - Mulhall, OK (405) 880-5857 Jeff Repasky - Prior Lake, MN (612) 282-7782 L. C. Scramlin - Holly, MI (248) 634-3043 Jessy Harris Shanks Lenoir City, TN (865) 363-9250 Kyle Thayer Cummington, MA (413) 634-5528
October 1 , 2016
Gary Jennings Secretary-Treasurer 100 Cornerstone Rd. Fredonia, Texas 76842 (325) 429-6226 FAX (325) 429-6225 Email email@example.com
Dear American Southdown Breeders’ Association Member, In accordance with the Constitution and By-Laws of the American Southdown Breeders’ Association, this is your official written notice of the annual meeting of this Association. The 134th annual meeting will be held Saturday, November 12, 2016, in the south wing of the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center, Louisville, Kentucky. The traditional banquet has been replaced with a casual mixer which will begin at 6:00 p.m. with the annual meeting immediately following. This promises to be a convenient opportunity to socialize with Southdown breeders and their families from across America, to review the year’s activities by the Southdown Ambassador team, and to recognize the achievements of Southdown members before sitting down to conduct the business of our association. It is our hope that you will be able to attend the annual meeting and many of the events of the North American International Livestock Exposition. With the schedule changes in the big “junior weekend,” it would be best to check our website or that of the North American for the schedule of all events. Our Association will sponsor on Saturday a skillathon for our youth members starts at 9:00 a.m., followed by the ‘Stars ot Louisville” ewe sale at 12:30 p.m. Sunday’s junior breeding show will begin at 8:00 a.m. with Southdowns to show at a time yet to be determined. The National Southdown Show will begin Monday morning at 8:00 a.m. If you attend the annual meeting and are a member who has paid dues in the past fiscal year, you are entitled to vote on election and business items. If you cannot attend and wish to vote, a proxy may represent you. A member must personally request the proxy in writing after receiving notice of the annual meeting, then file at least 15 days prior to the meeting, said proxy in the office of the Executive Secretary of the Association. Again, it is our sincere hope that you can attend the North American and all the events involving the Southdown breed. It has been another strong year for our breed, and Louisville will be a fitting close to the 134th year of the Association. Sincerely, Mike McElvain President American Southdown Breeders’ Association
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Spirit of the Breed Award Every year there are individuals who go above and beyond the call of duty for the betterment of the Southdown breed. • Do they show exemplary service to the breed? • Candidates must be twenty-two years and older. • A candidate may only win the Southdown Spirit of the Breed Award once.
Southdown Spirit of the Breed winner will be announced at the annual ASBA Banquet in November. Winners will receive a plaque the following year at the announcement of the new winner, upon return of undamaged trophy.
Nominate for the Spirit of the Breed Award by answering the application below on a separate page. 1. Name, phone number & address of person(s) submitting application. 2. Name, Phone Number & Address of Individual, Husband & Wife, Family, Farm/ Ranch Nominated. 3. Besides the ASBA, what other organizations, groups, schools, etc. is the nominee involved in? 4. Has the applicant been involved with the ASBA a long time? 5. Does the nominee raise livestock other than Southdown sheep? 6. Is the applicant a good role model and one you think emulates the Southdown breed ideals? 7. Write a one-page essay on why this nominee is an exceptional candidate for this award. For further information see § 324.00 of Policy and Procedures on web under Association Information.
Send this application (you may photocopy this form) and typed essay no later than November 1, to: American Southdown Breeders’ Association Southdown Spirit of the Breed Award 100 Cornerstone Road Fredonia, TX 76842 Office: 325-429-6226 Fax: 325-429-6225 www.southdownsheep.org
Congratulations to our past recipients. 2007 Gary Kwisnek; Clarksburg, PA 2008 Kim & June Weedy; MD 2009 Mike McElvain; Heyworth, IL 2010 Gale Cole; Palmyra, IL 2011 Trace Repasky; Prior Lake, MN 2012 CJ Robinson; Norton, TX 2013 Claudette Choma; Stafford Spring, CT 2014 Barbara Bishop; Rio, WI 2015 LC Scramlin & family; Holly, MI
WEST LAFAYETTE, INDIANA
$10,000 Res. Sr. Champion Ewe Thanks to the University of Findlay and Forsee Southdowns for their purchase.
Sr. Champion Ewe
Shown by Grace Fry
2016 North American International Livestock Exposition Southdown Schedule Wednesday, November 9th 8:00 a.m. – Begin Receiving Sheep – South Wing Friday, November 11th 10:00 am – Breeding Sheep Showmanship 4:00 pm – Board of Directors Informal Meeting 4:00 pm – Market Lamb Showmanship
Saturday, November 12th 8:00 am – Market Lamb Show 9:00 am – Southdown Skill-a-thon 12:30 pm – Stars of Louisville Southdown Sale 6: 00 pm – Southdown Social and 134th Annual Meeting of the American Southdown Breeders’ Association Following the Southdown Social there will be a Junior Mixer for all youth to attend while adults are at the annual meeting. (See page 23 for more information) Sunday, November 13th 8:00 a.m. – Junior Southdown Breeding Sheep Show Monday, November 14 8:00 a.m. – National Southdown Show
Friday, November 18th 11:00 a.m. – Supreme Champion Selection
The Southdown Booth will be “front and center” over the big junior weekend. A full schedule along with any other major announcements for Southdown Exhibitors will be posted in the booth. Please stop by and say “Hello”. We will have promotional materials for you to take home and would love to visit with you!
Come join the fun at the 3rd Annual Southdown Social 6:00 p.m. Saturday, November 12th
All Southdown families are invited to attend the free social event. Have fun gathering with friends as we review the year’s activities and recognize the accomplishments from our Southdown members. Winners in the Southdown Skillathon will be announced during the social followed by the 2016 Southdown Scholarship recipients. To cap off the social we will recognize our Spirit of the Breed honoree.
The annual meeting will immediately follow the Southdown Social. Members will take part in our “State of the Breed” address, vote for open ASBA Board of Director positions, and select the 2017 National Southdown Show Judge nominee. Kids are encouraged to attend the Junior Mixer, also following the annual social, hosted by the AJSA Ambassadors. Check out the Southdown Booth for social and meeting locations!
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November 12th, 2016 12:30 P.M. At NAILE - Louisville, KY
AUCTIONEER: Curt Overcash; Dixion, IL ELIGIBILITY: Entries are accepted only on Yearling Ewes, Senior Ewe Lambs, and Junior Ewe Lambs. Yearling Ewes will be guaranteed bred. Lambs may or may not be exposed. Some entries may have declared show rights for the National Southdown Show and or the Junior Breeding Show. Show rights on animals will be announced from the auction block. TRANSPORTATION: Every effort will be made to arrange transportation for sheep purchased in the sale. However, the responsibility for the transportation of sale animals rests with the buyer. If you are unable to attend the sale, it is strongly advised to have transportation arrangements made prior to the day of the sale. SALE ORDER: Sale order is determined by the average of the past three year’s consignment.
GOPHER CLUB LAMBS LAKEFIELD, MN PH: 507-841-0325
Lot 1 - Yearling ewe Goper 3286 3/6/16 TW Sire: Gopher 2578 AA5110 Dam: Gopher 2599 AA5099 This ewe lamb is stout and has a great look. She combines a nice package of Harbour, Ballard and Kirby genetics. Lot 2 - Spring ewe lamb Gopher 2578 3/16/16 TW Sire: Gopher 2578 AA5110 Dam: Kirby 10-74 Y7826
This ewe lamb has the same great shape and attractive profile. Lots of Cole, Fritz, Harbour, Ballard & Kirby genetics in her pedigree. Lot 3 - Spring ewe lamb Gopher 3337 3/20/16 TW Sire: Gopher 2578 Dam: Fastert 4020 This ewe’s dam is sired by our great Kirby 10-34, the cornerstone of our flock. Gopher 2578 has been an excellent sire that has sired Southdowns with shape and look.
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RINCKER SOUTHDOWNS ST. JOHNS, MI PH: 517-775-1102 RINCKERSHOWSTOCK.COM
Lot 4 – Spring ewe lamb Information sale day Lot 5 – Spring ewe lamb Information sale day
BECHMAN FAMILY SOUTHDOWNS WEST LAFAYETTE, IN PH: 765-426-3857
Lot 6 - Spring ewe lamb RVF 1632 2/09/16 TW Sire: The Deacon Dam: Forsee E14-160 The Deacon sired our $10,000 yearling ewe in the National Sale at Richmond. RRNNEDF. Lot 7 - Spring ewe lamb RVF 1641 2/15/16 TW Sire: Kash 23638 Dam: Miller 14-345 Out of this year’s show flock. RRNNEDF.
LEININGER SOUTHDOWNS PIERCETON, IN PH: 574-551-1919
Lot8 – Spring ewe lamb Information sale day Lot 9 – Spring ewe lamb Information sale day Lot 10 – Spring ewe lamb Information sale day I will be bringing three late spring ewe lambs sired by Forsee 260, who sired our Indiana State Fair Champion in the 4-H show and the open show.
NICK MILLER ASHLEY, OH PH: 859-322-1568
Lot 11 - Spring ewe lamb Information sale day Lot 12 - Spring ewe lamb Information sale day Watch for pictures on www.forseesouthdowns.com prior the sale.
THE UNIVERSITY OF FINDLAY DR. F.D. MCCARTHY FINDLAY, OH PH: 419-310-0590
Lot 13 - Spring ewe lamb UF 6010 1/1/16 TR Sire: Eclipse Forsee R14-174 Dam: UF 1109 This lamb is straight from our keeper pen. Sired by Eclipse. Her dam is a Willy daughter. Lot 14 - Spring ewe lamb UF 6038 1/06/16 TW Sire: Undisputed Forsee R14-366 Dam: A & M 3-170 Undisputed is our $8,000 National Sale Champion Ram. Her dam is an A&M ewe sired by Relentless (A&M 12144). Lot 15 - Spring ewe lamb UF 6103 1/27/16 TW Sire: Undisputed Forsee R14-366 Dam: McCrumb 0012 Another Undisputed ewe lamb out of a McCrumb ewe sired by Old School. Lot 16 - Spring ewe lamb UF 6119 2/5/16 TW Sire: Undisputed Forsee R14-366 Dam: UF 4050 An Undisputed lamb out of a Relentless daughter. Relentless is a New Generation son going back to A&M American Express on the dam side.
NORTHERN STARR LIVESTOCK SERVICES LONSDALE, MINNESOTA PH: 612-282-7782
Lot 17 – Spring ewe lamb Information sale day Lot 18 – Spring ewe lamb Information sale day
FORSEE SOUTHDOWNS BRIAN, MARGARET, MORGAN & PRESTON OWENTON, KY PH: 502-682-0686
Lot 19 – Yearling ewe Information sale day Lot 20 – Spring ewe lamb Information sale day Lot 21 – Spring ewe lamb Information sale day Watch for pictures of our consignment on www.forseesouthdowns.com.
DARLINGTON DOWNS TROY, BARB, COURTNEY, CASEY & CARSON LOBDELL DARLINGTON WI. PH: 608-482-1502
Lot 22 - Yearling ewe Darlington ‘Downs 540 3/15/2015 TW Sire: Vintage A&M 2-119 Dam: Darlington ‘Downs 049 She sells bred to Reckless A&M 2T153 This ewe was in our show string and was very popular with visitors at the farm this summer. She is built from the ground up, super correct, huge bone, super hip shape and big topped. Did we mention she is bred to Reckless, this is a mating that should not be leaving our farm. Take advantage of this opportunity!
Lot 23 - Spring ewe lamb Darlington ‘Downs 639 3/15/2016 TW Sire: Private Treaty Rincker 1530 Dam: Darlington ‘Downs 534 “Private Treaty” lambs have been very successful in the show ring this summer. This flashy little gal has been shown a few times and now you can own her. “Private Treaty” was the Supreme Champion Ram 2015 WI State Fair Jr. Show as a lamb, her dam is out of a “See’n Starrz” ewe we purchased from Maddox.
MB GENETICS MICHAEL & BARB BISHOP RIO, WI 608-347-5580 MBGENETICS.BLOGSPOT.COM
Lot 24 - Spring ewe lamb MB Genetics 16-3680 1/9/16 TW Sire: Impression MB Genetics 1-680 Dam: MB Genetics 13-680 Dam’s sire is Bowman 1180 Encore. Impression daughters have perennially been in the winners’ circle at state fairs, All-American and NAILE. The past three ASBA Fall Futurity winners have been Impression and/or Encore progeny. A significant genetic bonus, her pedigree is lined up on MB 6-4180, the Ambush x The Edge ewe that produced Impression, Image and the dam of Valedictorian. Go to mbgenetics.blogspot.com for photos and complete pedigree. Futurity nominated.
HOWARD SOUTHDOWNS MULHALL, OK PH: 405-564-3893 HOWARDSOUTHDOWNS.COM Lot 25 – Spring ewe lamb Information sale day Lot 26 – Spring ewe lamb Information sale day
OLDENBURG FARMS MULHALL, OK PH: 405-880-5857
Lot 27 – Spring ewe lamb Information sale day Lot 28 – Spring ewe lamb Information sale day Lot 29 – Spring ewe lamb Information sale day Lot 30 – Spring ewe lamb Information sale day
TROY LONGENECKER ANNVILLE, PA PH: 717-679-7394
Lot 31 – Spring ewe lamb Longenecker 1614 3/20/16 Sire: HP McCrumb 1334 Dam: Beauty Mark For our first Stars Sales consignment we dug deep with a ewe lamb right out of the Matriarch of our flock. Beauty Mark was the 2009 Reserve Junior Champion at the National Junior show and was undefeated in class the next year at the AAJS, NEYSS and KILE!
Rodney Knittel GREENVILLE, IL PH: 217-370-7383
Lot 32 - Spring ewe lamb Knittel 16041 4/2/2016 Sire: McCalla 15-05 “Believe in Me” Dam: Knittel 1501 BB232 We are excited to be able to offer one out of the 2015 Res. National Champion. He has already sired the high seller/Res. Grand at Sedalia and Supreme Ewe at the DuQuoin State Fair. If you like them good looking, big backed and wide pinned then you will like this one as much as we will hate to let her go.
BOWERS SOUTHDOWNS MENTONE, IN PH: 574-527-5945
Lot 33 - Spring ewe lamb KDK 1623 3/1/16 Sire: KDK 1420 Dam: KDK 20 This is a ewe we purchased and successfully campaigned this summer from KDK Southdowns including a 2nd place finish at the IN State Fair JR show. We really should be letting this one go because I think her best days are ahead of her as a yearling in the show ring, but our show set is deep in her age group, so we are going to give someone else a shot with her. She has been shown multiple times and will be ready to roll at NAILE. Lot 34 - Yearling ewe Bowers 1559 3/7/15 Sire: Texas Ranger Hargrove 1227 Dam: Mapolyne Farms 05-82 This girl is built right and ready to produce. She is bred to the ram we sold Lambright last year. His first year lamb crop only bred to five ewes was a successful one siring the Res Champ Southdown Market Lamb at MI Livestock Expo and a class winning ewe lamb at the Midwest Jr Preview Show. He is sired by Hall Pass and out of a Harbour ewe that was dammed the third overall Southdown at OK State Fair and is the granddam of our Lot 1 $3,000 ewe this past year. 1559 is sired by Texas Ranger who also sired the Res Champ Southdown at Houston in 2015. The mating is packed full of genetic performance.
Jenna Langer DeForest, WI PH: 608-513-4721
Lot 35 - Spring ewe lamb Langer 16-48J 1/26/16 TW Sire MB Genetics 14-57V Dam: Jenna 12-748J She was a class winner at NE State Fair
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2016 Election for National Southdown Board of Directors Each year 5 to 6 directors from different districts complete their term and may run for reelection or chose not to do so. This year those directors and districts are the following: Region 1 District 2 (California) - John Nixon Region 2 District 1 (Texas) - Dr. Scott Flanagan Region 3 District 3 (Ohio, Kentucky ,Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Florida) Jessy Shanks Region 3 At Large (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Florida) - Brian Forsee Region 4 District 3 (Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Viriginia, North Carolina, South Carolina) - Paul Cassell The elections will take place during the Annual Meeting at Louisville on November 12th. Members from any of the five regions/districts listed above who are interested in running for a seat on the board should contact J.J. Maddox at firstname.lastname@example.org or Gary Jennings at email@example.com. 22 THE SOUTHDOWN LOUISVILLE PREVIEW
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