All 30 participants had a Great weekend at the St Croix Hair Sheep International Association (SCHSIA) annual meeting in conjunction with The Mother Earth News Fair and The Livestock Conservancy!
Topeka, Kansas was extremely welcoming and an easy fly in, drive in and attending the Fair was a bonus!
Following are some pictures from the event:
Laurie Simpson Field
Before the start of the meeting at the expo center.
We had 30 travelers from 10 states representing our sheep in Topeka, KS!
Kaleb Kahl ((IL) VP, welcoming everyone
Gary Keibler (KY) Treasurer and Laurel Field (OR) Secretary
Jeff Ebert with Associated Registries speaking to our members. A great visit with time for questions.
Dr Charlene Couch PhD with the Livestock Conservancy as our primary guest speaker.
Raffle gifts that were donated and given to participants as gifts.
Keith and Karen Stephens (TX) visiting with Fair attendees interested in St Croix.
Laurel Field (OR) background.
The booth was busy! Both days, all day!
Brian Field (OR) visiting with Ryan Larsen (AR) in the foreground.
Joyce Keibler visiting with interested SC parties.
Casey Larsen (AR) answering questions. Gary Alcorn (KY) in the back.
4 April born rams lambs from Hemmerhill Farm brought as “show and tell”.
They were a hit with all ages and Sold!