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RESOURCES

BackYard Chickens.com - Interactive resource providing useful information from daily care to handling emergencies with chickens and other backyard fowl.  

BackYardHerds.com - Interactive site with information about sheep, goats, bees, and more.  Information ranges from daily care to emergency situations.

BSRA - (Babydoll Sheep Registry Association) In 2022, this  "non profit organization set up to continue the breed standards and pedigrees originally set in place for preservation of the breed, all while additionally keeping the members informed, included and involved each step of the way."

BSSBA International - (Babydoll Southdown Sheep Breeders Association International) Formed in 2018, this "non-profit organization set up to continue the breed standards and pedigrees originally set in place for preservation of the breed, all while additionally keeping the members informed, included and involved each step of the way".

NABSSAR - (North American Babydoll Southdown Sheep Association and Registry) This non-profit registry was formed in 2002 "to fill the missing link between sole-proprietor owned associations and one encouraging member participation, giving members the opportunity to meet and exchange information for the purpose of making better breeding choices',  This is the only babydoll registry that does NOT accept spotted babydolls.  

OEBSSR  - (Olde English "Babydoll" Southdown Sheep Registry) This registry was originally formed by Robert Mock in 1986.  It was subsequently sold as a for profit registry, to Byron, Sandra and Stephanie Self.

Ohio State Veterinary Hospital The Hospital for Farm Animals provides complete, state-of-the-art medical consultation, emergency, surgery and specialty care services for farm animal patients including cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, camelids (llamas/alpacas), plus deer, camels and other exotic large animal species. 

  • Columbus (614) 292-6661

  • Marysville (937) 642-2936

 

Sage Ag Labs  - ELISA testing for Caprine Arthritis Encephalitis (CAE), Caseous Lympadenitis (CL), Johne's, Ovine Progressive Pneumonia (OPP), Pregnancy, and Q Fever.

 

Sheep 101 - Education on sheep and management using simple language and pictures covering a variety of topics. 

Treasure Valley Sheep Producers Education on all sheep issues including health, management and marketing.

University of Kentucky  - The UK Sheep Program offers hands on training for new and developing sheep producers.  Winter lambing and shearing programs along with EweProfit give sheep producers the opportunity to hone skills.  

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