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Economics

Economic Contributions of the Sheep Industry: Basically we are talking about jobs for people and the products made from or for the sheep. Below on the left you will see a list of things the sheep producers need to raise and feed these animals. The column on the right includes a lists of  products from the sheep including food to eat, wool and skins to be warn for comfort and warmth, plus a variety of products you likely did not know came from sheep.

The sheep industry is TRULY a valuable part of the economic well being of our country.

Value Added Jobs in the Sheep Industry

  • SHEEP HANDLING EQUIPMENT
  • ELECTRIC & WIRE FENCING
  • BUILDING AND SHED SUPPLIERS
  • FEED SUPPLIES COMMERCIAL
  • BRANDING EQUIPMENT
  • FARMING EQUIPMENT
  • PUREBRED ORGANIZATIONS
  • BOOKS & VIDEO TAPES
  • COMPUTERS
  • DOGS, LLAMAS, BURROS
  • SHEARING EQUIPMENT
  • FEEDERS & WATERERS
  • HAY & GRAIN – FARMERS
  • LABS & CLASSROOMS IN SHEEP
  • EDUCATION
  • AM. SHEEP INDUSTRY ASSN.
  • SHEEP TRAILERS
  • VETS & VET MEDICINE
  • ANIMAL HEALTH SUPPLIES
  • FERTILIZER – INSECTICIDE
  • PASTURE RENT & PURCHASE
  • PACKING PLANTS
  • STOCKYARD

Sheep and Lamb Products

  • WOOL CARPETS, SHEEPSKIN HATS
  • TANNED HIDES, WOOL BLANKETS-DRAPES
  • LAMB &MUTTON
  • LEATHER GOODS, SHEEP MILK
  • BONE CHINA, LANOLIN
  • RENNET & PEPSIN
  • GELATIN, INSULIN, SOAP
  • EPINEPHRINE (ASTHMA)
  • ACTH (ADRENAL GLANDS)
  • CORTISONE, SUTURES
  • DRUMHEADS & VIOLIN STRINGS
  • CUTTING OILS AND LUBRICANTS
  • GLUES, SHOES AND FOOTWEAR
  • NO-CALORIE SUGAR
  • ART & SCULPTURES
  • SUITS, COATS, SCARVES, SWEATERS, SOCKS, ETC.
  • TABLE COVERS, BED SPREADS
  • WALL HANGINGS
  • WOOL BIKE SEAT PADS
  • STEERING WHEEL COVERS
  • TRUCK & CAR SEAT COVERS