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The Canadian Dorper Sheep Association, is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the establishment of profitable Dorper breeding stock and a Dorper influenced meat industry in Canada by providing member education, industry promotion, research and market expansion. 

Objectives of the CDSA:

  • Promote Dorper Sheep in Canada

  • Provide assistance and information to producers relating to the care, breeding and history of the Dorper Sheep

  • Encourage and facilitate co-operation and support among Dorper owners

  • Encourage and facilitate the collection, compilation, preservation and publication of data, information and documents relating to Dorper Sheep

  • Provide information on Dorper Sheep to any interested persons.

 We hope that you enjoy your visit and will join our association.

The Canadian Dorper Sheep Association (CDSA) wish to recognize the of the following charter  members for their contribution to the founding of  CDSA.  

Tim & Jean Hamm, Grant & Bonnie McMillian, Don & Marline Michell

Don & Judy Normandeau, Adolph & Lorraine Radmacher

Ruby & Henry Soderberg, Gerald & Dorthy Stauber, Meg Thacker

Lyle & Hanny Webber, Rod Westman


Check back with us often – every effort is being made to keep our website current and interesting with lots of information. 



Whether you're looking to purchase or sell Dorpers, click on the link to see what's for sale! 
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ANS Levis 4143L Grand Champion Ram AOB September 17, 2023 richmond fair.jpg

ANS Lanark 4147L at the Russell Fair August 20, 2023

Champion Ram AOB and Reserve Grand Champion Ram 

Owned by Andrew Simms and Donna Courchesne 


Grand Champion Ram ANS Levis 4153L Richmond Fair

Owned by Andrew Simms and Donna Courchesne

September 17, 2023

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Reserve Grand Champion Ewe ANS Lucky 4128L 

Richmond Fair September 17, 2023

Owners Andrew Simms and Donna Courchesne

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Lambs and Ewes from Francis Bent, Scotsburn, Nova Scotia 2023

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Lobdell F-2301 QR Newly imported ram 
Owned By Andrew Simms and Donna Courchesne, Shawville Quebec.
Mason Vereyken and Laura Mayhew of the Shawville QC 4H Club received their CDSA sponsorships on November 25 at their awards banquet from Felix Vereyken(centre) who is a Junior Member and Dorper Breeder. 
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Jenna Pollack from PEI, receiving her 4H sponsorship award. 

Congratulations Jenna. 


David Steele


Chatsworth, Ontario
T. (416) 571-2749

Zabrina Bielaskie

Marketing Communication


T.(613) 433-6199

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For mailing please send all membership correspondance to:

Donna Courchesne

310 Front Street

Shawville , Quebec, J0X2X0

e-Transfers may be made to the Canadian Dorper Sheep Association via email:

Please email separately to advise of  e-transfer - please confirm all contact information. Annual fee of $25.00 Farm/Name/address/email/telephone. 

Please put subject/message in space allowed to note what the e-transfer is for,

Example: Membership for 2023 

If you are looking for breeding stock in Canada, please contact our members in your local area first, directly by going to our Members or Dorper Classifieds

For all other questions and information, please fill out and submit the form from membership page or you can contact us by phone. 

All correspondence must be in English or French.


Thank you.

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