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The Penn State Beef-Sheep Center, located on Orchard Road, houses between 200 and 250 Dorset ewes, rams, and lambs and about 200 cows, steers, and bulls.

At one time, sheep were an important livestock species in Pennsylvania. Large flocks of fine-wooled sheep could be found in the southwestern part of the state and medium-wool mutton breeds in the southeast.