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!


Oxford National Show & Sale

This is an open invitation to attend the 60th National Oxford Show and Sale. We sincerely believe you’ll be in for a treat, as the Nation’s top Oxford breeders offer you the opportunity to own some of the best Oxford sheep and genetics in the nation. The judge for our show will be Dustin Cruit from Illinois.

Following the National Show on Friday (June 22), the Annual Meeting and Banquet of the American Oxford Sheep Association (AOSA) will be held at approximately 6:30 PM at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Springfield, IL. The meal will be catered, and once again this year lamb will be part of the menu; provided again by Winning Ways Sheep Farm. Following the meal, the business meeting of the Association and an auction of donated items that will benefit the Association’s contribution to the All-American Junior Show will be conducted. Donations for this auction are gladly being accepted now and will continue to be accepted up until the benefit auction begins. Reservations for the Annual Meeting and banquet can be made by contacting David Trotter, Secretary (812-256-3478 or 812-987-5139 or at secretary@americanoxfords.org).

In the National Oxford Sale on Saturday (June 23), ewe lambs (fall and spring) that are marked with an “F” above their lot number will indicate that they are nominated for the Association’s Futurity program. This is a good indication that the nominating breeders think that these ewe lambs are the “cream of the crop” and should perform well in both the show ring and the lambing barn, especially for our junior members.

If you are unable to attend the National Oxford Sale in person, we do offer a mail-bid service. Please contact one of the following to make your bidding intentions known: Duane Grimme (937-336-0503), Larry Derricks (217-494-3138), Steve Majchrzak (410-463-5476), Auctioneer Bob Johnson (608-868-2199), or David Trotter, Secretary and Sale Manager.

We look forward to seeing you at the 60th National Oxford Show and Sale and the AOSA Annual Meeting. See you in Springfield for Good Times, Good Friends, and Good Sheep.

Stacey Gadsby, AOSA President, and David Trotter, AOSA Secretary

Description for Lot 232 / Senior Ewe Lamb / Craig 2-17 QR (or better)

Date of Birth, Sire and Dam information is correct as cataloged.
The following should replace the descriptive comments:
“We call the sire of this lamb “Bone”. “Bone “ was Reserve
Champion at Indiana as a lamb and 2nd at Illinois as a yearling.”

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.

AOSA will not be liable for any actions, claims, damages or judgments of any nature whatsoever arising out of the use or misuse of the information contained in this site. Independent verification of all information contained on this website should be made by any user. AOSA, its board of directors, officers, employees, agents and volunteers disclaim, and shall not be held liable for, any and all damage, loss or liability, whether direct, indirect, or consequential which arises or may arise from this website information or the use thereof by any person or entity.

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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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