Meet a Champion Sheep Shearer- Loren Opstedahl
Shearing Clinic to be held on Sept 16, 2017 at Ahualoa Hog Farm
On Sept 16, there will be a sheep shearing clinic at Ahualoa Hog Farm, where there’s Suffolks and Hampshires ready to be sheared.
Begins at 9 am. Lunch provided. Hands on practice in the afternoon.
Basic sheep care will be discussed during this clinic.
Limited to the first 40 registrants.
Loren is also available to shear sheep by appointment. Email Amy Decker with questions.
HSGA members are invited to submit their photos to firstname.lastname@example.org to be included in our website
The Hawaii Sheep and Goat Association’s mission is to support, improve and strengthen Hawaii’s sheep and goat community by providing a network, coordinating educational and promotional events and serving as a unified voice to represent sheep and goat producers in Hawaii. The focus of our educational and promotional work to foster and encourage the breeding, raising, showing and marketing of sheep and goats and sheep and goat products as well as good grazing management.
What does membership offer?
Permission to sell your animals through our classified ad section
Annual workshop, topics include shearing, animal care and more
Our Membership types
REGULAR MEMBER ($15.00)
– Any producer of sheep or goats who has an interest in sheep or goats in the state of Hawai’i can become a member. Each member agrees to Constitution and By-Laws of the Association and must pay such membership fees and meet such other conditions as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors. Membership in the Hawaii Sheep and Goat Association will have one vote per membership.
YOUTH MEMBER ($5.00)
– Any youth members active in FFA or 4-H desiring membership in the Association
ASSOCIATE MEMBER ($25.00)
– Any person, firm or organization interested in the advancement of educational and promotional work in connection with the production and marketing of sheep or goats and sheep or goat products may become an associate member by filing an application for such membership, obtaining due approval by the Board of Directors and submitting payment of prescribed dues.
CORPORATE MEMBER ($50.00)
– Any family farm or corporate farm or business involved in sheep and goat production, processing or marketing can become a member. The Corporate Membership can be applied to up to four people discounted workshop rates.
ALL MEMBERSHIPS ARE ANNUAL AND THE MEMBERSHIP PERIOD RUNS FROM JANUARY – DECEMBER, REGARDLESS OF WHEN YOU JOIN.
We encourage all those interested in the organization to join. When you join, you will receive a monthly periodical, the Sheep Industry News, which is published by the American Sheep Industry (ASI) Association. The publication has many interesting articles including health related topics, legislative issues, and events happening on a national level. Keep informed about the sheep industry on a National level!
Also if you would like additional publications from ASI on lamb recipes, processing, meat cuts, wool production, etc. As a member, we would be more than happy to send these to you.
ASI is also in the process of starting a Goat Committee as a national organization for goat owners as well.
To request a Membership application send an email to email@example.com
For Classified Ads – Members only