U.S. sheep industry by Richard P. Stillman

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, Commodity Economics Division in Washington, DC (1301 New York Ave., NW, Washington, 20005-4788) .

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StatementRichard Stillman, Terry Crawford, Lorna Aldrich.
SeriesStaff report -- no. AGES 9048., ERS staff report -- no. AGES 9048.
ContributionsCrawford, Terry, 1944-, Aldrich, Lorna., United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Commodity Economics Division.
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Paginationvi, 52 p. :
Number of Pages52
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Open LibraryOL15295148M

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