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June/July 2022 Issue


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Chapman Rambouillets -
On The Cover
Featured on the front cover of the June/July issue of The Banner is Chapman 6097 RR. He is sired by Clyde Peterson 4274, the top certifying ram on the 2019 Dakota Ram Test. At the American Rambouillet Sheep Breeders Association (ARSBA) Online Sale Chapman 6097 made breed history becoming one of the top five highest selling Rambouillet Rams ever sold at public auction. Repeat customers, Chris, Judith, Josef, and Johan Grotegut of Hereford, TX purchased this ram for $8,500. The Groteguts also purchased Chapman D-943 for $3,800, the highest selling ewe from the ARSBA Online Sale.
Chapman Rambouillets is a 100+ year-old flock. In 1967, Lenard and Margaret Chapman purchased the entire Willard Warren flock, which was established in 1919. For the past 55 years, Chapman Rambouillets has raised quality breeding sheep selected for growth performance and fine wool. Today, Lenard’s grandson, Beau Chapman, manages the flock with the help of his father, Kirby, wife, Kalin and children, Maddox and Macrae.
With the goal of staying on the cutting edge in the sheep industry, Chapmans are active members of ARSBA and NSIP. Additionally, they participate in the North Dakota and Wyoming Ram Tests as another way to measure their progress and success outside of the show ring.
The Chapmans also have a small flock of Hampshire sheep rich with L&L Hampshire and Bobendrier Hampshire breeding. The Chapman family is also excited about their Hampshire Stud 675, who claimed the Supreme Champion Ram title at the North Dakota State Fair in 2021!
Sheep are for sale at all times. They raise polled and horned genetics and offer registered stud rams, range rams, ewes, ewe lambs, as well as commercial ewes, ewe lambs and feeder lambs.
Look for their consignments at these upcoming sales:
Wyoming State Ram Sale, Douglas, WY - September 13th, 2022
Newell Ram Sale, Newell, SD - September 16th, 2022
National Ram Sale, Heber City, Utah - October 7th-8th, 2022
North Star Bred Ewe Sale, Pipestone, MN - October 29th, 2022
Find them on Facebook at Chapman Rambouillets & Hampshires. Pictures of lambs and yearlings destined for shows and sales will be posted.
Chapman Rambouillets • Beau Chapman
PO Box 251
Bison, SD 57620 605-430-5811 (cell)
beauchapman@sdplains.com


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