Virginia Cooperative Extension helps Southwest Virginia sheep producers understand the distinct advantages of hair sheep
Sutphin, Michael D.
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When hair sheep began grazing on U.S. pastures in the 1950s, a trend in lamb production began that is now affecting Virginia's agricultural economy and is the subject of significant outreach from Virginia Cooperative Extension. Associate Professor Scott Greiner and Professor David Notter of Virginia Tech's Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences are teaching livestock producers in Southwest Virginia about hair sheep--a popular cousin of traditional wool sheep.
- Virginia Tech News