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The Washington County Sheep Association will hold its 7th annual “Midwest Hair Sheep Sale” on Saturday, October 5 at 1 p.m. EDT. The sale will be held at the Washington County Fairgrounds located on East Market Street in Salem, Indiana.

Consignments of hair sheep (registered and commercial) are being accepted for this sale. Consignment information along with a $15 per head fee is due by September 21. No late consignments will be accepted.

Last year around 200 rams and ewes from Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan and Virginia were consigned for this sale. Breeds have included Dorper, White Dorper, Katahdin, Painted Desert, Royal White, St. Croix, Barbados, and Crossbreds.

For more information, contact the president of the Washington County Sheep Association: Dave Embree, 812-755-4414, 812-216-7151 (cell), embreefarmskatahdins@gmail.com; or Purdue Extension – Washington County, 812-883-4601, washingtonces@purdue.edu . More information including the consignment form is available at the association’s website at www.wcsheep.org.