All 50 states across the nation produced Sheeps and, according to a 2016 study, over twenty five million pounds of wool are produced annually in the USA.
- sheep producers traditionally harvest wool during the months of spring.
- More than half of American-produced wool is shorn and sold during April, May and June.
- On average each shorn sheep produces 7.2 pounds of greasy wool.
- One pound of wool can make up to 10 miles of yarn.
- Baseballs contain wool, rubber or cork, and horsehide or cowhide.
- There are 150 yards (450 feet) of wool yarn in one baseball.
- Texas is the leading producer of wool nationwide.
- One of the biggest consumers of domestic wool production is the United States military.