Articles and Info Sheets


Most of these articles were written by Susan Schoenian. They are organized according to general subject matter. All articles, including pictures, may be reprinted for educational purposes with permission from the author.

Most recent article .  .  .  Pelts: Asset or Liability?


According to the American Sheep Industry Association (ASI), “there is currently no market for American sheep skins. The highest quality, unshorn premium pelts have lost 95% of their value since March.”  Currently, sheepskin pelts have a negative value. Producers have to pay the processor to get rid of them.


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