• 04/01/2017 11:18 PM | Website Admin (Administrator)

    The American Grassfed Association defines grass-fed products from ruminants, including cattle, bison, goats, and sheep, as "those food products from animals that have eaten nothing but their mother's milk and fresh grass or grass-type hay from their birth until harvest." No grain feeding is allowed.

    http://www.sheepandgoat.com/grassfed


  • 03/31/2017 11:16 PM | Website Admin (Administrator)

    "I was looking for a hot chick in her 70s who didn’t smoke, drink too much or need to take any pills,” The couple married on Aug. 5 during the Katahdin Hair Sheep International annual meeting.

    http://www.sheepusa.org/NewsMedia_SheepIndustryNews_PastIssues_2016_September2016_TheLastWord
  • 03/25/2017 11:45 PM | Website Admin (Administrator)

    As the state’s population becomes more diverse, the demand for lamb and goat meat continues to increase, causing the industry to grow more popular…

    https://www.georgiagrown.com/news/georgias-cultural-diversity-contributes-to-the-rising-popularity-of-sheep-farming

  • 03/20/2017 11:44 PM | Website Admin (Administrator)

    “One of the fastest growing areas of lamb sales is direct to consumer at farm markets or sold from farmer's own on-premise stores. …One-third of all lamb is now sold direct from producer to customer.”

    http://edibledc.com/stories/blog/american-lamb


  • 03/15/2017 11:42 PM | Website Admin (Administrator)

    “…More than ever before, consumers want to know about what’s in their meat and poultry, how it was raised and where it came from.”

    01 December 2016
    http://www.thesheepsite.com/news/2182/american-restaurant-customers-concerned-over-meat-origins/


  • 03/10/2017 12:06 PM | Website Admin (Administrator)

    Dollars and cents 

    U.S. Sheep Industry
    According to the 2012 Census of Agriculture, there are 84,338 sheep farms in the United States. Large sheep operations, which own 80 percent of the sheep, are located primarily in the Western United States. Texas and California have the most sheep. Small producers, those owning less than 100 sheep, comprise the majority of sheep operations, but own only 17 percent of the sheep...


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