U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE - CARMAN, Ezra A. (1834-1909); H. A. HEATH; and John MINTO (1863-1935)
Special Report on the History and Present Condition of the Sheep Industry of the United States, prepared under the direction of Dr. D.E. Salmon, Chief of the Bureau of Animal Industry
Washington: Secretary of Agriculture, Government Printing Office, 1892. Octavo. (8 13/16 x 5 3/4 inches). 1000 pp., with illustrations throughout.
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Comprehensive history of the sheep industry in the 19th-century United States.
This report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture contains information on the sheep industry across the country. Chapters discuss the history of sheep including information on wild and domesticated breeds, the wool industry, and sheep husbandry in all states.