Sheep and Lambs
Sheep didn't begin to appear in the Ohio Country until shortly before statehood. Predators, especially wolves, and diseases were a problem for sheep raisers during the early days.
Recent Changes in Sheep Inventory (Count)
In 1992, approximately 4,000 farms had more than 185,000 sheep and lambs. The seven counties with the largest numbers were:
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