Farm Facts: Lamb
Next time you sprinkle feta cheese on your salad or dine on a tasty lamb chop, thank an Indiana sheep farmer. The Hoosier state boasts approximately 2,000 sheep farmers, owning 36,000 ewes. Here are a few more fun lamb facts about the industry and its impact on Indiana agriculture:
- In 2007, Indiana sheep farmers sold 33,000 lambs and 236,000 pounds of wool for a total of $7.4 million.