Animals In Appalachia

Animals In Appalachia Thankful November

Raising Sheep

“The sheep which were grown years ago for wool were a smaller and hardier strain then the sheep of today. they weighed only about thirty to forty pounds and were no bigger than an average size dog; yet they were stout little creatures that withstood cold, hunger, and disease in the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains. But they were also shy, timid animals whose only source of protection from wild animals was to flee in fear. If they were…

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