2017 Minnesota Bred Ewe Sale Recap

The 2017 Minnesota Bred Ewe Sale was held November 25 in Rochester, MN.  It is managed by the MHSA. Fifteen consignors sold 33 sheep (4 breeds and wether type) for an average price of $500.67.  Eight Hampshire consignors sold 20 entries for a $513.75 average. The Champion Hampshire, a February ewe lamb, was consigned by Reid Merrill of Canby, MN and sold to Greenway Farm (Jon & Laird Mork) of Beldenville, WI for $700. The Reserve Champion Hampshire was a January lamb entered by Bobendrier Hampshires of Pipestone, MN. She sold to Tim & Kathy Coss & Family of Cannon Falls, MN for $825.

2017 MN Bred Ewe Sale

Minnesota Bred Ewe Sale
November 25th, 2017
Olmsted County Fairgrounds
Rochester, MN
Show Time: 9:00 a.m. Sale Time: 1:00 p.m.

The Minnesota Bred Ewe Sale will again be held at Rochester, MN on November 25, 2017. The sale has a long tradition at this site as a place to purchase top quality bred ewes and also open ewe lambs. Several state breed associations also provide scholarship incentives for junior breeders to be used on purchases at the sale which adds to the sale demand. We encourage you to enter your top quality sheep at this sale.

2016 Minnesota Bred Ewe Sale Recap

The 2016 Minnesota Bred Ewe Sale was held November 26 in Rochester, MN.  It is managed by the MHSA. Twenty-three consignors sold 56 sheep (5 breeds and wether type) for an average price of $472.77.  Nine Hampshire consignors sold 20 entries for a $551.25 average. The Champion Hampshire, a yearling was consigned by the Randy Dombek Family of Ivanhoe, MN and sold to Greenway Farm (Jon & Laird Mork) of Beldenville, WI for $1050. The Reserve Champion Hampshire was a January lamb entered by Ram’n Acres/Rodney Scheller. She sold to Christian Tifft of Spirit Lake, Iowa for $1100.

2016 MN Bred Ewe Sale

Minnesota Bred Ewe Sale
November 26th, 2016
Olmsted County Fairgrounds
Rochester, MN
Show Time: 9:00 a.m. Sale Time: 1:00 p.m.

The Minnesota Bred Ewe Sale will again be held at Rochester, MN on November 26, 2016. The sale has a long tradition at this site as a place to purchase top quality bred ewes and also open ewe lambs. Several state breed associations also provide scholarship incentives for junior breeders to be used on purchases at the sale which adds to the sale demand. We encourage you to enter your top quality sheep at this sale.

2016 MN State Hampshire Show

Please join us in Fairmont as an exhibitor and/or spectator!

Show Committee

Tom Bobendrier and Bob Koehler are the coordinators for the State Hampshire Show

  • Entries must be pre-registered and mailed by August 1st, 2016 to Tom Bobendrier. Entry information will be entered onto a computer spreadsheet, and will also be used to assign penning.
  • Registration papers will be checked.
  • Classes will be built and sorted from the computer spreadsheet, and this information will be printed into programs and available for all exhibitors and spectators on show day. Martin County Fair will provide the clerk for the show.
  • There will be slick shorn classes for ram and ewe lambs in each age category as well as for yearling ewes
  • There will be a “Come Back” SPECIAL CLASS for yearling ewes that were -purchased as a lamb by the exhibitor at the MN Bred Ewe Sale the previous fall
  • There will be a class for lambs and yearlings bought in dam at the MN Bred Ewe Sale.

Dates

  • Pre-Registration mailed by August 1st.
  • Enter sheep by noon on Friday, August 19th.
  • State Hampshire Show at 9:00 am on Saturday, August 20.
  • Release 6:00pm on Sunday, Aug. 21.

Fees

  • $2.00 per head entry fee. $6.00 adult gate admission on Friday and Sunday, $9.00 on Saturday. (Many nationally known entertainers/concerts are free for all fair attendees.)