Tunis Sheep

Deyaneria on October 31st, 2012

  Tunis wool is suprising soft with an almost downy handle , I usually see in down sheep types.¬† Colors can go from light ivory to cream, natural colored fleeces are obtained from first and sometimes second shearings of lambs.     The staple is long a minimum of 3.5 inches but usually longer 4-6 […]

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Deyaneria on October 29th, 2012

Tunis is one of the oldest breeds of sheep, it is thought that¬† they are descended from the fat-tailed sheep written about in the Bible. They originate in Tunisia on the norther coast of Africa.   The earliest know importation to the U.S. was in the 1700′s a gift of Tunis Sheep given to Judge […]

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