Home to the Brighton Flock of Jacob Sheep, Poplar Spring Farm is a small farm located in the rolling suburban countryside in Brookeville, Maryland, north of Washington, D.C.
We are located only 12 miles from the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival. Look for us at this year's Festival, May 7-8, 2022.
Jacobs are a heritage breed of sheep whose origins began in England some 400 years ago. Learn about the history of Jacob sheep, what makes Jacobs unique, and the characteristics that make them a perfect choice for small farms.
Take a look at the latest members of our flock, read about the history of our flock, and learn about our breeding and showing philosophy. Breeder/Shepherd Roy Deppa has been raising Jacobs since 1987 and loves to talk sheep!.