National Sheep Improvement Program- NSIP

The National Sheep Improvement Program (NSIP) is committed to helping American sheep producers improve profitability through the use of genetic information. NSIP and its membership recognize the importance of combining genetic evaluations derived from performance records with visual assessments when selecting breeding stock for purebred and commercial flocks.

The Katahdin breed is the first breed of sheep in the United States with genomic enhanced EBV’s. Katahdin breeders are leading the way for the future of the sheep industry.

Basic NSIP Information:

Check out the Katahdin Sheep NSIP Buyer’s Guide by clicking the image:

More KHSI NSIP Information: Jump to the following pages for more in-depth articles and help topics.

NSIP Help Documents
EBVs: Concepts & Principles
NSIP Articles- General
Katahdin NSIP Percentile Reports
Katahdin NSIP Database