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MATURE BODY WEIGHT
Ram 160-200 lb.
Ewe 120-160 lb.
AVERAGE fiber DIAMETER
Spinning Count 56-46
GREASE FLEECE WEIGHT
Ewe 5-8 lb.
2 1/2 - 4"
The originated in Tasmania, Australia from 1/4 Lincoln x 1/4 Australian Merino x 1/2 Superfine SAxon Merino abd was introduced into the U.S. in 1976. They have open faces and are a hardy breed adaptable to harsh climatic conditions. They prudauce a white, long stapleed, high yielding fine-wool fleece with a high degree of fiber uniformity.
Registrations - Previous five year average, 64
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