The Katahdin Hairald Magazine

The Hairald is one of the main pride points of KHSI and a fantastic reason to join the organization. The Hairald is a quarterly magazine printed on high quality glossy paper, which makes for beautiful presentation of photography and advertisements. The magazine is filled with informative articles and news about our breed, and is definitely an archive-worthy publication. You can find past issues here in PDF format, too, for easier content searching! Click here to place an ad in the Katahdin Hairald.

The Katahdin Hairald Magazine Special Issue:

A Guide to Katahdin Hair Sheep

A brand “New Guide” was published January 25, 2016. The guide is a special issue of the Katahdin Hairald magazine. This guide was compiled by Katahdin Hair Sheep International’s Publications and Promotions committees. It has 40 plus pages of information on raising sheep, common health concerns, registering Katahdins. managing, selecting and frequently asked questions.

Printed copies of The Katahdin Guide are available for your own use or for handing to your buyers by sending $3.00 each to

KHSI Operations,
PO Box 739,
Fowlerville, MI 48836

You can download a free copy here

The Guide: KHSI A Guide to Katahdin Hair Sheep 2020

The deadlines for the 2023 Hairald are as follows:

Display Ad DeadlineDec 7Mar 1May 3Sept 6
Article DeadlineDec 13Mar 6May 8Sept 12
Display Ad Content Due to XpressionsDec 16Mar 10May 12Sept 15
Classified Ads Due to OperationsDec 21Mar 17May 19Sept 22
Mailing Date (Bulk Mail)Jan 27Apr 21Jun 23Oct 27

Past & Present Hairald Issues:

1988: Spring1997: Summer Fall1998:
1999: Spring Fall2000: Spring Summer Fall Winter2001: Spring Winter
2002: Spring Summer Winter2003:  Winter Spring Summer Fall2004:  Winter Spring Summer Fall
2005: Winter Spring Summer Fall2006: Winter Spring Summer Fall2007: Spring Summer Fall Winter
2008: Spring Summer Fall Winter2009: Spring Summer Fall Winter2010: Spring Summer Fall Winter
2011: Spring Summer Fall Winter2012: Spring Summer Fall Winter2013: Spring Summer Fall Winter
2014: Spring Summer Fall Winter2015: Spring Summer Fall Winter2016: Spring Summer Fall  Winter
2017: Spring Summer Fall Winter2018: Spring Summer Fall Winter2019: Spring Summer Fall Winter
2020: Spring Summer Fall Winter2021: Spring Summer Fall Winter2022: WinterSpring Summer Fall
2023: Winter Spring