In addition to learning about lamb butchery at a recent lunch hosted by the American Lamb Board, I also gleaned a number of remarkable facts about sheep farming in the United States, many of which heightened my intrigue for the ruminant livestock known as lamb. I'm curious to know how many of the facts will surprise you, so I've put together a quiz to find out if you're on the same page. Don't be sheepish about your knowledge — take the quiz now!
Have You Got a Leg Up on Lamb?
The majority of sheep flocks are located in what area of the United States?
During what two decades did American sheep production peak?
Which of the following is not a top five sheep-producing state?
American sheep are utilized for their:
How big is an American lamb flock?
What's the average weight of a lamb?
How many chops make up a classic rack of lamb?
How much does a typical rack of lamb weigh?
How much lamb does the average American eat a year?