|Title||Advances in reproductive management techniques for more efficient and profitable lamb production|
|Publication Type||Book Chapter|
|Year of Publication||1984|
|Authors||Hulet, Clarence V.|
|Editor||Baker F.H., Miller M.E.|
|Publisher||Winrock International, Westview Press|
From about 1960 until 1980, sheep numbers in the U.S. declined steadily from about 35 million down to about 12 million head. The rapid and large decline greatly concerned sheep industry leaders because volume is often critical to efficient marketing, transporting, slaughtering, and merchandising.