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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

ARS Photo Library

Image Number 97CS3565

Scientists at ARS are collecting thousands of units of semen from Navajo-Churro sheep like the one shown here. The goal is to preserve the germplasm from this breed, which is valued by the Navajo tribe of the Southwest because its wool is preferred by handspinners.

Photo by Ken Hammond.


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Last Modified: 3/30/2005
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