About Us

The Monroe County Sheep Producers were organized in 1985.

- To promote the use of lamb and wool products in Monroe County and surrounding areas.
- To cooperate with and lend aid to educational projects and programs that include sheep and sheep products.
- Provide educational materials and programs for consumers and producers.
- Encourage the participation of 4-H and FFA youth and support these youth programs.

Join Monroe County Sheep Producers:
$10/year family membership; $3/year Junior membership

Southern Illinois Sheep & Craft Festival - April 8, 2023

- Lamb Lunch - CARRYOUT ONLY - Featuring locally raised lamb including a chop, brat, shaved leg and burger with a choice of 2 sides.
- Vacuum-Packaged Frozen Cuts for sale - Purchase day of event or Advanced order placement available for pick up day of event - contact Tricia Lutman at 618-830-2183 or email info@mcsheepproducers.com.
- Working Sheep Dogs - Exhibition by Robin Reasoner at 11 AM & 1 PM. Dogs on grounds approximately 11 am to 2 pm.
- Youth Judging Contest - Open to all youth ages 8-19.
- Antique Tractor Display - Open to all makes & models - feel free to show up and display any of your cherished antique tractors.
- Wool Pull - kids tractor pull - For youth weighing 35 - 120 lbs.
- Shearing Demonstrations
- Wool and Craft Vendors

Wool Pool - 2023 TBD

The Monroe County Sheep Producers coordinates a collection site for wool consignment and sale for many area sheep producers. Mid-States Wool Growers picks up wool at the Monroe County Fair Grounds in Waterloo Illinois.

Monroe County Fair - July 23-30, 2023

Through the support of The Monroe County Sheep Producers, local 4-H & FFA participants are able to participate in the carcass judging contest. This contest provides valuable information to each participant for future market lamb selection.

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