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USDA's National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) has published two informational sheets from the Sheep 2011 study:
In addition, the first descriptive report from the Sheep 2011 study is now available: Sheep 2011: Part I: Reference of Sheep Management Practices in the United States, 2011.
USDA's National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) has posted the second report from the Sheep 2011 study: Part II: Reference of Marketing and Death Loss on U.S. Sheep Operations. The Sheep 2011 study was conducted in 22 of the Nation’s major sheep-producing States, covering 70.1 percent of U.S. farms with ewes and 85.5 percent of the U.S. ewe inventory.
Some highlights from the report are below.
The report and info sheets are available on the World Wide Web at http://nahms.aphis.usda.gov/sheep.