THE REGISTRY FOR BOTH HORNED AND POLLED DORSETS
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American Dorsets recently celebrated 100th year
In 1998 the Continental Dorset Club celebrated its 100th year of existence by having a record breaking National Sale and by donating a foundation flock of Dorsets to Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green.  A history book of the Continental Dorset Club & The Dorset Breed was also published to commemorate the breed's everlasting influence in the American sheep industry.
Continental Dorset Club
Since 1898


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Youth Dorset Ewe Purchase Grant Application

Exec. Secretary/Treas.
Debra Hopkins
P0 Box 506
N Scituate, Rl 02857-0506
Phone (401) 647-4676
Fax (401) 647-4679
cdcdorset@cox.net
Supreme Champion Ewe Overall Breeds
2013 Northeast Youth Sheep Show
Grand Champion Polled Dorset Yearling Ewe T&T 1203 -
 Fall Yearling Ewe 
Shown by: Olivia Waggoner, East Berlin, PA
Supreme Champion Ram Overall Breeds
2013 Midwest Stud Ram Sale
Grand Champion Polled Dorset Ram
Turtle Mead 1210-Yearling Ram
Consigned by Paul & Nancy Wissinger, Sinking Springs, PA
 Bought by: Twin Oaks Dorsets, Belle Center, OH
 New cover of the 2013-2014 Breeders Directory
If you would like a copy contact the CDC Office
Tulsa State Fair - Junior Show Supreme Champion Ewe Grand Champion Polled Dorset Ewe & Great Plains Regional Junior Dorset Show Champion Ewe Star Dust Sheep Farm 12166 - Yearling Ewe Shown by: Jenna Maltbie, Burlinton, OK
California State Fair Open Show Supreme Champion Ewe Champion Polled Dorset Ewe - Yearling
 Stony Point 35 X 
Bred & shown by: Kenneth Wagner, Petaluma, CA
2013 Oregon State Fair Supreme Champion Ewe - Open & Junior Champion Polled Dorset Ewe - Yearling
 Shown by: Ashley & Kristina Klampe, Jefferson, OR
Introducing the “Dorset Standard of Excellence
Guidebook
Continental Dorset Club remains committed to the revised Dorset Breed Standard
to its education for Dorset breeders and judges. A few years ago, a committee was
formed to put together an educational guidebook of the “Dorset Breed Standard of
Excellence” that would include picture of all the traits whether good, acceptable and not
acceptable, so people would have visual reference of the traits to make it easier to
comprehend and understand. Thanks to the great efforts of Melanie Barkley, Penn
State Extension Educator, past CDC Board Member and Dorset breeder of many years,
collected the photos and designed the attached guidebook.
are offering this book as a pdf file on the CDC website currently and it will be
forwarded to all of the CDC Certified judges that we have current emails for. As you
scroll through the photos you will notice that some photos are missing. If you have any
photos that depict the trait where we are missing photos please forward them to the
office at: cdcdorset@cox.net. Also, even if you have a photo of an already pictured
that you think is appropriate, please send those on. It is our goal to get all of the
pictures filled in and then be able to make a hard copy of this guidebook to publish for
breeders and judges.
Please take some time and go through the new guidebook. I think you will find it full of
educational materials and photos that help explain the good traits we are looking for in
Dorset breed, and those that we are trying to avoid.

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Fall 2014 Dorset Connection
Midwest Sale Order