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Separating Ewes to Improve Wool Production and Reduce Overgrazing

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Item information

Title:
Separating Ewes to Improve Wool Production and Reduce Overgrazing
Subjects:
Agriculture
Sheep
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Item identifier:
ua023_007-007-bx0025-013-028
Photographer:
Smith, Earle E. more info on Smith, Earle E. 
Description:
Transcribed from back: A program was set up in Puno Department by the North Carolina contract Technician Lou Twombly with the Peruvian Agricultural Extension & Research Agency (SIPA) to exchange one good ewe for two poor local sheep. The good ewes being selected in the photograph cost about $8.00 each and the two sheep taken in exchange can be sold for meat at about $3.00 to $4.00 each. The money has been provided by SIPA and Mr. Twombly is selecting the sheep and with the local SIPA Agents making the exchanges.; Near Puno, Peru. Elevation: 13,000 feet.; Photograph by: Earl E. Smith, USAID/Peru.
Genre:
Photographs
Location:
Peru
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs