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1. Which native "fat tail" sheep of Asia was brought to the United States in the early 1900s to satisfy those who were not only fashion conscious but wealthy as well?
2. Which sheep is the most common in the U.S. to be used to produce milk?
3. What breed of sheep was developed in Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah to perform well in the harsh desert conditions of that region?
4. Specialty breeds are great, but which American sheep breed is the largest?
5. Which South African import is either a solid white or an unusual white-bodied and black-headed hair sheep?
6. Which long wool breed was featured in the movie "Babe," the story of a pig who thought he was a sheep dog?
7. What breed is easily distinguished by its red or tan face and legs and white body?
8. While most sheep produce a single lamb, some are known to bear twins or even triplets consistently. Only one breed, however, commonly bears litters, usually 3-5 lambs at a time. Which breed accomplishes this feat?
9. Which hardy hill breed is known for the water shedding properties of its fleece, specifically its lamb birthcoats?
10. Commonly seen in country fair petting zoos, which breed of black and white sheep boasts sheep of both sexes that produce either 2, 4, or even 6 horns?
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