Welcome to the Frederick County Sheep Breeders — members from many Maryland counties, plus a few out-of-state members

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

Frederick County Sheep Breeders Annual Dinner — Friday, November 6, 2015 @ Dutch's Daughter Restaurant, Frederick, MD
Nov 6 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Dutch’s Daughter.   The 2015 FCSB Annual Dinner will again be held at Dutch’s Daughter, in Frederick — Friday evening, November 6th.,  starting with the Social Meet & Greet at 5:30 pm.

Dinner Announcements:  FCSB members will be sent an EVITE annual dinner announcement.   Please RSVP that you will be attending the dinner, — or RSVP your regrets that you will not be attending the annual dinner — and that you will mail your 2016 dues.   An accurate dinner count is required by Oct. 31st.

Payment.   You can pay for your dinner and your 2016 FCSB membership dues at the door.

If you are not attending the dinner:   (1)  As a courtesy, reply with your Regrets.   (2) Please mail your 2016 membership dues to Dawn Richardson, FCSB Treasurer.   Dues are the same, $20.00 per year/per family.

Cash Bar.   There will again be a cash bar.

This year you will have more time to socialize and meet fellow shepherd’s who you likely see only once a year.

5:30 pm:   Social Meet & Greet.

6:15 pm:   Buffet Dinner — Carved Top Round, Atlantic Salmon, Dutch’s Special Chicken.

Master of Ceremony:   Dahl Drenning (Lock’s View Farm) is the MC.

Remarks by special guests.

7th. Annual 2015 Shepherd of the Year:   Presentation by Emily Chamelin, FCSB Vice President and her committee.  Past recipients are listed in the  Annual Dinner Program, in the 2015-2016 FCSB Directory, and on the FCSB website.

Entertainment.   Will be announced.

Those all important Door Prizes:   Contact Charlotte Dutton (Blue Rock Farm), 301-898-0902, with your door prize contribution.

Check out the Dutch’s Daughter website.  Photo is the large banquet room we use.   There is an elevator to the 2nd. floor dining room.

Website:  Dutch’s Daughter Restaurant



Dutch's Daughter, large banquet room