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www.sheep101.info/wool.html

Approximately 90 percent of the world's sheep produce wool. One sheep produces anywhere from 2 to 30 pounds of wool annually. The wool from one sheep is called a fleece, from many sheep, a clip. The amount of wool that a sheep produces depends upon its breed, genetics, nutrition, and shearing interval. Lambs produce less wool than mature animals.

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A sheep can produce 2 to 30 pounds of wool a year, depending on breed, genetics, nutrition, and shearing intervals. Generally, lambs produce less wool than mature sheep, and rams produce more wool ...

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Sheep are shorn annually, so it depends of the time of joining and shearing as to how much wool the sheep will a … ctually have in that area. Also farmers are breeding sheep to have less wool in ...

www.raisingsheep.net/raising-sheep-for-wool.html

Do you plan to make money? It's challenging to make much money when raising sheep for wool unless you are able to find a niche as one of the best local producers in a community with avid handspinners, knitters or weavers who don't have sheep of their own.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merino

The wool of any Merino sheep, whether reared in Spain or elsewhere, is known as "merino wool". However, not all merino sheep produce wool suitable for clothing, and especially for clothing worn next to the skin or as a second skin. This depends on the particular strain of the breed.

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Lambing averages (of shipped lambs not lambs born) set your gross income from sheep but don't include custom work done of any value added work. I can say that my cost per ewe to keep her a year is around $45 (Canadian) I produce my own hay, do most vetting myself, buy what I need in bulk (mostly) and hire no one.

www.quora.com/Whats-raw-wool-from-a-sheep-worth

What's raw wool from a sheep worth? Update Cancel. ... Do moths eat sheep wool directly from the sheep? How do farmers prevent this? What products should we use to clean raw wool? How much wool can a sheep produce in its lifetime? What are the different types of sheep wool?

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The amount of wool that a sheep produces (in its 10–12 year lifetime) depends upon its breed, genetics, nutrition, and shearing interval. Lambs produce less wool than mature animals. Due to their larger size, rams usually produce more wool than ewes of the same breed or type. For more details, see: > Sheep 101: Wool production

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By Bonnie Sutten – When I first started raising sheep for profit, raw fleece sales were on the bottom of my priority list. I thought that if I was raising sheep for wool, it was the processed roving or other products that would be the way to go. I spent a lot of time and money, believing that raw wool would not be profitable.