SHEEP ARE RAISED IN ND
YARDS OF WOOL IN A BASEBALL
One pound of wool can make ten miles of yarn.
- Of, relating to, or resembling a sheep
- An uncastrated male sheep used for reproduction
- A male sheep that has been castrated
- An adult female sheep that has given birth
- A young female sheep that has not given birth
- Newborn sheep
- The process of giving birth to new lambs
- A group of sheep is called a flock
TOP BREEDS IN ND
“EVERYTHING BUT THE BAAAA”
- Sheep by-products are used daily in ways you wouldn’t imagine!
From the hide and wool of a sheep, you can make fabrics and luggage
Wool is comparatively stronger than steel
Wool is fire resistant
Wool can absorb up to 30% of its weight in moisture
You can make chewing gum and paints from the fatty acids
The intestines of a sheep can be used to make surgical sutures and tennis racket strings!
To make 1 tennis racket, small intestines from 11 sheep are needed
Over 47 different breeds of sheep can be found in the US