2020 Soay Fleece from Fairisle

Price
£12.00
Stock
Out of stock
Description

This mid brown fleece is surprisingly soft; there is very little hair and the undercoat is beautiful. It has a slightly longer staple than some Soay fleeces.

ID
#79
Breed
Colour
Light brown
Staple
7-8cm
Weight
735g
Collected
June 2020
Method
Rooed (Plucked)
State
Several Pieces
Skirted
Yes
Marks
No paint / spray marks
Chemicals
Never Treated
Condition
Raw
V.M.
Minor VM
Notes
There is a little bit of last years’ growth still attached at the tips. This pulls off easily. The remainder of the fibre is sound. There is a distinct ‘rise line’ with quite a lot of lanolin (shown in photos).
About the Sheep
Picture of sheep
Name
Fairisle
Description
Fairisle is a cautious pale brown Soay ewe who is a great mum.
Breed
Sex
Female
Born
2016
Age
Approx. 5 years old
Price
£12.00
Stock
Out of stock