The Jacob Sheep Breeders Association (JSBA) took over the work begun by the American Minor Breeds Conservancy , now known as the The Livestock Conservancy. The AMBC began identifying Jacob Sheep in North America in 1985. By 1988, the AMBC assisted the JSBA in forming a breed association and registry from a core group of breeders interested in the continuance and conservation of the breed. The first JSBA flock book was published the following year with over 400 animals inspected and registered. By 2006, over 10,000 Jacob Sheep had been registered by JSBA. Despite a steady increase in numbers, the American Jacob is still listed as a rare breed by the The Livestock Conservancy.

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Our individual pages explain:
The history of Jacob Sheep and JSBA,
How a Jacob Sheep should look
JSBA breed standard

JSBA Forms
Application for lost certificates updated 11/01/16
Membership application
Membership renewal updated 11/01/16
Transfer form updated 11/01/16
Website form

UPDATED registration information

Application for registration

Also included:
A Listing of breeders by region
JSBA Bylaws revised January 2016
Current Officers and Positions updated 1/26/16
JSBA Information Booklet
JSBA Brochure download or print
JSBA Guide to Showing
JSBA Showing Scorecard
JSBA Registered Flock Prefixes
Preparing Your Sheep To Show

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