Welcome to the St. Croix Hair Sheep International Association Website!

The purposes of the SCHSIA are:

  • To establish a central organization within the United States to register, promote, and encourage quality in the breeding of white, polled St. Croix hair sheep and to do all possible to bring their natural qualities to perfection.
  • To define the distinguishing characteristics of the breed.
  • To establish specific minimum standards for registering individual animals.
  • To ensure that individual animals meet specified criteria in order to be registered as members of the St. Croix breed.
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ATTENTION: Slate of Officers for 2017

This notice is to advise the membership of up-coming elections of Officers and Board Member positions open for the year 2018-2020. If any member in good standing would like to place their name in nomination for: President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Southwest regional director, South-central regional director, and or Eastern regional director, please notify the Secretary (DL2311@Hughes.net). Nominations will remain open until December 1, 2017. The following are members who have their name in nomination with the Secretary and nominating committee at the present time:

President: Brent Vansickle, Goose Creek Farm, Trafalgar, IN

Vice President: Kaleb Kahl, Kahl Farm, Bunker Hill, IL

Secretary: Laurel Field, Three Sisters Livestock, Canby, OR

Treasurer: Gary Keibler, Hemmer Hill Farm, Crestwood, KY

Southwest Regional Director: open at this time

South Central Director: Rob Bass, Just Right Ranch, Palestine, TX

Eastern Regional Director: Susan Brooks, Brooks Farm, Bethpage, TN

On Dec.1, 2017 if no further nominations are received, these candidates will be automatically elected and take office on Jan.1, 2018 as per the Bylaws.

Thank you for your attention to this matter.
Edward D. Barnes, Secretary, SCHSIA

SCHSIA Annual Meeting – August 18-19, 2017

You don’t want to miss this one! SCHSIA is bringing Dr. Godfrey from the St. Croix, US Virgin Islands to you! This is a great time to learn, network, and relax in the beautiful hills of Brown County, Indiana. The Annual Membership Meeting of SCHSIA will be held in scenic Nashville, Indiana on Friday August 18th and Saturday August 19th 2017. A limited number of rooms are held at the Brown County Inn at a discounted rate for SCHSIA members. Please reference the promo code when making reservations. Please request a first floor room if stairs are difficult as an elevator is not available.

Agenda, Registration Form and additional details (1 Mbyte PDF)