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 [email protected]

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




  1. Annual membership dues have increased. Beginning with the 2023 membership year, Senior dues will be $30 annually and Junior dues will be $20 annually.
  2. Check-out the Forms & Publications tab regarding the Oxford Foundation Flock (application deadline is March 15, 2024) and the Oxford Queen contest; Yes the Queen is Back. Queen application deadline is May 1, 2024.
  3. Check the Show and Sale Results tab for reports from the 2023 National On-line and National live Oxford Sales.
  4. The National Oxford On-line Sale will be on April 23, 2024 on the Breeders' World on-line platform. Go to Forms & Publications tab, under Sale Forms for entry details.
  5. The 2024 National Oxford Show and Sale will be on June 7 & 8 in Springfield, IL. Go to Forms & Publications tab, under Sale Forms for entry details.
  6. Check-out the "Rules & Conditions for Consignors" for both the National Sales at the same location as the sale details.


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: [email protected]

Please forward website suggestions and updates to John Apple - [email protected]

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

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