2022 Shetland Fleece from Cindy

This fleece is no longer available but we may have other Shetland fleeces available.
Price
£9.60
Stock
Out of stock
Description

This rich chestnut brown (moorit) fleece is faded to a caramel on the tips. It is beautifully fine and crimpy throughout and has a consistent staple length at around 5cm. Cindy was rooed this year so there will be no double cuts.

ID
#404
Breed
Colour
Moorit (brown)
Staple
5cm
Weight
750g
Collected
May 2022
Method
Rooed (Plucked)
State
One Piece
Skirted
Yes
Cotting
None
Marks
No paint / spray marks
Chemicals
Never Treated
Condition
Raw
V.M.
Some VM throughout
Notes
There is a thicker layer of lanolin at the base of the fibres which is typical of a fleece that has been rooed. It will wash out or become unnoticeable during processing.
About the Sheep
Picture of sheep
Name
Cindy
Description
Cindy is a moorit Shetland ewe who joined the Marlfield flock in 2019. She's quite small yet always seems to have twin lambs!
Breed
Sex
Female
Born
2017
Age
Approx. 5 years old
Price
£9.60
Stock
Out of stock