Welcome to the Frederick County Sheep Breeders Association of Frederick, Maryland

The Purpose of the Frederick County Sheep Breeders is to:

  • Promote sheep, goat and lamb activities in Maryland.
  • Improve registered and commercial breeding stock, market lambs and market goats.
  • Promote and support the area’s sheep and goat farm flocks.
  • Promote the fiber industry and wool industry in Maryland.
  • Be a resource for and between members.
  • Support young shepherd’s 4-H activities — and their project lambs and project goats.
  • Educate the public.

The Frederick County Sheep Breeders is a Maryland-based sheep and goat producers association with members from many counties; plus, a few members from out-of-state (PA, VA and W.VA).

Upcoming Events

November 2014 – February 2015

Nov
27
Thu
2014
Thanksgiving Dinner — Eat Lamb — Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014 @ Thanksgiving Dinner
Nov 27 @ 12:00 am – Nov 27 @ 11:30 pm

Turkey with Eat Lamb sign 350 x 525This Thanksgiving — give a turkey a break — eat lamb.  You get more drumsticks.

The turkey artwork was developed by Holly Porter, Marketing Department, Mid-Atlantic Farm Credit.

Thanks Holly!

 Some Frederick County Sheep Breeders raise farm-fresh, locally raised, heritage breed Thanksgiving turkeys.

Go to the  “Search” box.   Type in turkeys or heritage breed turkeys — click “Go” and those farms that raise turkeys will be listed.

Feb
14
Sat
2015
Sheepman Supply Open House & Pancake Breakfast, Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015 @ Sheepman Supply
Feb 14 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
 Sheepman Supply Open House & Pancake Breakfast, Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015 @ Sheepman Supply | Frederick | Maryland | United States

Take a break from lambing chores and cleaning the barn to meet fellow shepherds for a complimentary breakfast hosted by Bob & Charlotte Dinsmore and their staff — at the Ceresville New Holland Dealership and Sheepman Supply, 8102 Liberty Road (Rt. 26), Frederick, MD 21701.

Saturday, February 14, 2015.   Complimentary pancake and sausage breakfast served from 8:30 am to noon.

Start making up your list for needed Spring supplies and equipment.   Discount Policy:  sheep, goat, livestock supplies — 9% discount if pay with credit card — or 11% discount if you pay by cash or good check.

Call Kathy Gordon, Sheepman Supply, 301-662-4197, with your questions and to order any special items in advance, so they arrive in time for the Open House.

Sheep and goat producers — you can join the Frederick County Sheep Breeders (FCSB) at this event.   The FCSB’s has members from 6 counties,  and a few members from PA, VA, and WVA.   Even have a few members that don’t have any sheep or goats — they are into wool, spinning, yarns, woolen products.

Also, pick up your 2014-2015 Frederick County Sheep Breeder Directories — and meet fellow shepherds.

Go to the Sheepman Supply website for their full product line.

http://www.sheepman.com/