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SD sheep and lamb production down over the year

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SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The number of sheep and lambs in South Dakota is down from a year ago.

The federal Agriculture Department says in a new report that the state's sheep and lamb inventory on Jan. 1 totaled 275,000 animals, down 10,000 from the previous year.

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The breeding herd was down 5,000 head to 220,000 animals. The marketing herd also decreased 5,000, to 55,000 head.

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