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Sheep Genetics Expanding in the US

Some United States sheep breeders dedicated to breeds from the United Kingdom are concerned about shrinking gene pools. Throughout American history, British settlers introduced breeds such as Lincoln, Leicester Longwool, Shropshire, Suffolk, and Hampshire. More recently, some U.S. sheep breeds have morphed into anatomically larger versions of their British counterparts, arguably ...

John Wilkes

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