Center of the Nation NSIP Sale

The Center of the Nation NSIP Sale will be held July 29, 2017 at the Clay County Fairgrounds in Spencer, IA.

Center of the Nation NSIP Sale Entry Form

Sale Catalog-Coming Soon!


Member Servies

Visit the NSIP Member Services page for NSIP tools and resources available to all members. Learn more.

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Join NSIP to gain access to benefits and resources that will work to improve your flock productivity, quality and health.

Search Breeding Stock

NSIP is proud to offer the American Sheep Industry with news and resources to help them make better decisions about their flocks. Learn more by visiting our NSIP Resources Page or from these links.

NSIP Board of Directors

What Are EBVs?

EBVs are science-based, industry-tested measurements of heritable traits that can be tracked and measured. For those familiar with Expected Progeny Differences (EPDs) used in cattle, EBVs are very similar. EPDs denotes the breeding value of an individual animal’s progeny whereas EBVs denote the value of the individual animal. More simply, EBVs equal EPDs times two.