Deyaneria on April 30th, 2012

Lincoln sheep are a breed from England , they are also called Lincoln Longwool sheep. These sheep are really large.They were bred to produce really long, heavy fleeces. The idea was to have them produce more wool than any other sheep. The old Lincoln sheep that were first identified and in the 1700’s caught the […]

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Deyaneria on April 27th, 2012

Here are a couple extra pics of the navaho churro.    email :  

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Deyaneria on April 25th, 2012

The fiber of the Navajo churro is classified as coarse and has 3 distinct types of fiber. There is kemp, an outer coat, and an inner coat.   The outer coat has a staple of 6-12 inches and has a micron count of 35+. The kemp is short (an inch or shorter) and is 65+ microns.  […]

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Deyaneria on April 23rd, 2012

    Navajo Churro sheep are primitive old breed of sheep that are descendents of the Churra sheep from Iberia. The name churro came from the butchering of the name by american frontiersmen. The churra sheep were highly regarded by the Spanish. They were the first domesticated sheep in the new world.      This […]

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Deyaneria on April 20th, 2012

I’m sorry about the crappy quality at the beginning of the video. For some reason my camera didn’t record the first take so I had to do it again earlier this  morning. Here are a few pics of the spun Cormo if you couldn’t see them.      

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Deyaneria on April 18th, 2012

Here are some cormo fleece facts: the fleeces weight an average of 12 pds the staple length is 3-5 inches micron count is 17-23 it is a very dense fleece with a nice “v” crimp Information from Oklahoma State University, and The Cormo Sheep Conservation Registry, Inc Cormo comes in many natural colors. Here are a […]

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Deyaneria on April 16th, 2012

Cormo is an Australian breed of sheep developed in Tasmania. In 1960, Ian Downie with the help of the Division of Animal Genetics of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization did a carefully constructed study. The object was to produce a more fertile, larger framed and higher wool producing sheep. Select Corriedale Rams were […]

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Deyaneria on April 13th, 2012

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Deyaneria on April 11th, 2012

Romneys produce an extremely heavy fleece depending on where the romneys are from they can produce anywere from 8-22 pds. Romney has little grease compared to other breeds there is only a loss of about about 20-25% percent in weight after washing.   The average staple length is 4-9 inches. The micron count depends on where the romney […]

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Deyaneria on April 9th, 2012

Romney sheep have a few different names Romney Marsh and Kent (by the locals). Romney sheep originated in England. They are a long wool breed. This breed  is believed to come from other medieval long-wool sheep from which the Romney and Leicester breeds evolved. These sheep were recognized in the 1800’s as Romney Marsh or Kent. […]

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