NAHMS Study Released
August 17, 2012

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) has released the first part of its 2011 study entitled Part 1: Reference of Sheep Management Practices in the United States, 2011. 
 
The study provides baseline information on U.S. sheep inventories, health and management practices, productivity, marketing, nutritional management and disease prevention. 
 
The study was conducted in 22 states representing 70 percent of the U.S. sheep flocks and 85 percent of the U.S. sheep. 
 
The NAHMS report can be accessed at www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_health/nahms/sheep/index.shtml.