Welcome to the official website of the American Oxford Sheep Association, Inc. which serves as the national registry for purebred Oxford sheep in the United States. The Oxford is the largest and heaviest of the Down breeds which were developed during the 1800s mainly on the chalklands of southern England and its’ popularity in the United States is ever-increasing.

This site is designed to provide information about both Oxford sheep and AOSA. Please use the navigational links to the left for more specific information. Forward website suggestions and updates to David Trotter at secretary@americanoxfords.org



Thank you for your interest in Oxfords - Truly the World’s Best!

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2016 NAILE
The premium book for the 2016 North American International Livestock Exposition is now on-line at www.livestockexpo.org/premiumBookJudges.html and hard copies of the book should be available very soon. Entry deadline for sheep for 2016 is October 8.
There is a statement found in both the Mary Blome National Oxford Show and the Oxford Junior Show sections for breeding sheep that has caused a bit of concern from Oxford exhibitors. The statement is: “Sheep should be shorn 10 days before the show, and can leave topknots and leggings.” This isn’t something new. This wording has been in the book for at least a couple of years and maybe longer. The statement has only been applied to the slick sheared classes and not the fitted classes and that will be how it is continued to be applied. Remember, the statement doesn’t allow for leaving belly wool for slick sheared animals. We will work to clean-up the wording in the future.


> for the 2016 National Oxford Sale Results, June 18, 2016


OXFORD  RAM  REIGNS  SUPREME

Congratulations to Double “O” Acres of West Union, IA
(Wayne and Shelley O’Brien and Family).
Their Grand Champion Oxford Ram, DOA 15-033 NNRR “Sure Deal” was named the
SUPREME  RAM over all breeds at the 2015 NAILE.
(see the Show & Sale Results tab for more 2015 NAILE results and photos)

 

for the 2016 National Show and Sale in Springfield, June 17 and 18.

 

Beginning with membership dues payable on January 1, 2015, the rate for Senior dues for the American Oxford Sheep Association will be $20 per membership.

 

**Forms & Publications Updated – National Show & Sale Results Posted**


*All AOSA communications should be directed to:

David Trotter, Secretary
9305 Zollman Road
Marysville, Indiana  47141
Telephone/Fax:  812-256-3478
Email:  secretary@americanoxfords.org

** New AOSA forms for use after December 1, 2012 can be found on the “Forms & Publications” link to the left.


Disclaimer. The information provided on this site is for convenience only and is compiled from both public and private records. In the preparation of this site, efforts have been made to offer the most current and correct information possible. However, inadvertent errors can occur, and information placed on this site is not intended to replace any official source. The aforementioned public primary information sources should be consulted for verification of the information provided on these pages. Users are advised that their use of any of this information is at their own risk. The American Oxford Sheep Association, Inc. (AOSA) assumes no legal responsibility for the information contained herein, which is provided "as is" with no warranties of any kind. AOSA disclaims all liability of any kind arising out of the use of, or misuse of, this information and disclaims all express or implied warranties, including warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement of proprietary rights.

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American Oxford Sheep Association, Inc.
9305 Zollman Road
Marysville, Indiana  47141
Telephone/Fax:  (812) 256-3478
Email: secretary@americanoxfords.org


Please forward website suggestions and updates to John Apple - appleoxfords@myninestar.net

AOSA Office Hours 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. E.S.T. Monday-Friday

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