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Sheep Unit

Sheep UnitFacilities
The main sheep facility is located near the junction of Interstate 29 and 19th Avenue North. The original barn was constructed in the late 1940’s. In addition to that facility, there are also sheep at the Animal-Nutrition Research Center that is located on campus. Some of the sheep are also kept, during the summer, at the Ekre Grassland Preserve near Kindred as part of the range research program.

Herd Information

The NDSU Sheep Flock in Fargo is composed of purebred Hampshire, Columbia and Katahdin ewes as well as commercial whiteface ewes. NDSU also has sheep at the Hettinger Research-Extension Center.

For further information contact:

Steven (Skip) Anderson
(701) 356-3295

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