Farmer faces jail for breeding massive mutant sheep

Farmer who imported illegal Asian sheep testicles to sell to animals could be jailed

Fines for selling Asian sheep can amount to hundreds of thousands of dollars

To prevent both the spread of disease and hybrid cross-breeding in native sheep, it is illegal in Montana

The farmer who secretly bought parts of the world's largest sheep is now facing jail

Bought parts of a protected mutant species to breed animals, which he could sell for up to $10,000 (about £8,000)

Schubarth faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine for each count

As well as being an internationally protected species, Marco Polo sheep have been bred in Montana to protect native sheep from disease