New Mexico’s population history, now with added sheeply goodness

In response to my cattle v. people post earlier today, Tom Swetnam asked if I had data for sheep:


USDA’s data only go back to 1920, but it is as Tom suspected:

the decline of the sheep

the decline of the sheep

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  1. If you add in horses and burros, and take it as the sum of all livestock vs humans, I think it may be only last few years that humans have gained the numerical advantage!

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