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American Dorper Sheep Breeders’ Society –
the official registry for Dorper Sheep in the United States.

The Society was organized in December of 1995. In October of 1996 the first event was held in Cameron, Texas with attendees from Mexico, Canada, South Africa and several regions of the United States. The first business meeting was held and a board of directors was elected. By December 1996, the organizational by-laws were formalized and the Society was incorporated.

Online Registration Database

To obtain an online registration password, you must be a current paid member.  You must email office@dorpersheep.org from the email address listed on your membership record.  The online registration database allows you to register new lambs, out of sires and dams, recorded in your ownership.  When emailing the online password request, please provide your member code (if you have it) or your membership name.

American Dorper Sheep Breeders’ Society Announces Caitlin Jackson As New Executive Director

HALLSVILLE, MO (January 28, 2022) – The American Dorper Sheep Breeders’ Society’s Board of Directors has selected Caitlin Jackson to serve as the new Executive Director of the American Dorper Sheep Breeders’ Society (ADSBS).

Jackson serves the Society in the newly created position of Executive Director, working collaboratively with ADSBS staff and the Board of Directors to implement a plan of strategic growth for the premier organization that represents members and breeders of the Dorper and White Dorper sheep in the U.S.  She will be responsible for managing the organization and cultivating avenues of advancement for the Dorper breeds.

“Recognizing the growth and progress the Society has made in recent years, the Board decided it was time to create this position and has selected Caitlin to serve as its first Executive Director,” said Sharon Holman, President of the Board. “We are excited to welcome Caitlin as she brings her experience and enthusiasm, and we look forward to a season of successful and continued growth with her at the helm.”

Prior to joining ADSBS, Jackson served as a County Extension Agent for nine years with the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension where she developed a regional and national reputation for sheep educational programming and outreach. Jackson is a member of the Georgia Sheep and Wool Growers Association, the American Sheep Industry Association where she serves on the Legislative Action Council, and is a 2018 alumni of the Howard Wyman Sheep Industry Leadership School. She graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelors of Science in Agricultural Economics and earned a Master of Agriculture from Colorado State University.

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