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!


2018 North American International Livestock Exposition
October 30 – November 15, 2018
Louisville, KY

The 2018 NAILE Premium Catalogs are now out and the website (www.livestockexpo.org/NAILE-Homepage.html) is updated for the 2018 NAILE. Entries for all sheep and wool, including Lead Line, need to be postmarked on or before October 1, 2018. On-line entries will also be accepted by the October 1 deadline.

NEW for Sheep in 2018
Release Dates and Times:

  • Junior Sheep – Sunday, November 11, 9 AM for breeds shown on Saturday (Nov. 10). At the conclusion of breed show for those breeds that show on Sunday (Nov. 11).
  • Open Sheep – at the conclusion of the Supreme Drive on Thursday, November 15.
Junior Breeding Sheep Showmanship and Wether Lamb Showmanship must pre-enter with an entry fee of $5. On grounds entry fee will be $10. $3 of entry fee will go back into jackpot premiums.

Oxford Junior Breeding Sheep will show on Saturday, November 10, at 8:00 AM. Bart Cardwell is scheduled to be the judge.

Oxford Open Breeding Sheep Show (Mary Blome National Oxford Show) will be on Tuesday, November 13, following Southdowns. Dan Spilde is scheduled to be the judge.

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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