Shear bliss for sheep farmers

Calvin Roberts, left, and Kevin Roberts are surprised to find a day-old lamb born to a ewe they purchased with the understanding the sheep had not been bred. The Robertses raise sheep near New Castle. Winter lamb prices have reached $2 per pound.



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Calvin Roberts, left, and Kevin Roberts are surprised to find a day-old lamb born to a ewe they purchased with the understanding the sheep had not been bred. The Robertses raise sheep near New Castle. Winter lamb prices have reached $2 per pound.

Tony Theos of Meeker grew up in the sheep business, and at age 32, he’s never seen lamb and wool prices as high as they are now. “You’re in it because you love what you do,…




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