N.D. sheep industry sees record lowsNorth Dakota’s sheep and lamb industry continues to see record-low numbers.
FARGO (AP) — North Dakota’s sheep and lamb industry continues to see record-low numbers.
The federal Agriculture Department said in a new report that the sheep and lamb inventory on Jan. 1 totaled 74,000 animals, up 1,000 from the previous year’s record low.
Breeding sheep were still a record low, at 55,000 head. Market sheep and lambs totaled 19,000, up 3,000 from a year ago.