Semmubrodge Welsh Mountain: Wool Educational Material for the Clothing Industry
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Minor Breeds: Sennybridge Welsh Mountain

MATURE BODY WEIGHT

Ram 65-165 lbs.
Ewe 55-130 lbs.

GREASE FLEECE WEIGHT

3 to 15 lbs. (Fleece runs from medium to medium/coarse)

SPINNING COUNT

Runs from 50s to 58s. (On some lines, the fleece can be finer and very soft.)

STAPLE LENGTH

3-7 inches

FLEECE Nice spring and slight luster. Very little or no kemp. Low in grease. Colors solid white, solid black, solid tan/brown and dilute.

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