most expensive wool

What is the most expensive wool?

Clothing labels sometimes say things like “Merino wool” or “Alpaca” but what do they actually mean by these terms? In fact, “Wool” includes natural fibres from many species, not just from sheep. Merino, Alpaca, Mohair, …

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uses of wool

Why do we use wool?

Not only can they be raised for milk and as breeding animals, but they also produce some fibre. After a lot of deliberation, I decided that using the wool from my sheep for spinning (and …

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types of wool

What are the types of wool?

The season of sweaters is almost upon us and we thought we would take it upon ourselves to break down the various styles of wool and animal fibres that make them up for you. This …

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sheep shearing 101

Sheep Shearing 101

Sheep Shearing is done mechanically either with clippers, a pair of scissors or by power-operated machines. Hand shearing is the most primitive and time-consuming. It causes stress to both the animal and the shearer, leaves …

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Commercial farms for Lamb fattening

Commercial farms for Lamb fattening

A Commercial sheep farm for lamb fattening can be achieved on a small landholding. Basically proper care and management with limited irrigation is required. Commercial farms for fat lamb production should be taken up in …

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Feeding sheep at different ages

Feeding sheep at different ages

Depending on the sheep’s age and purpose the feed changes. Feeding sheep at different stages are flushing, pregnancy, lactating ewes, lambs, and Fattening Lambs. Nutrition plays a major role in the overall productivity and health …

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Care and Management

Care and Management of Sheep

Primary goal for proper Care and Management of sheep is take make profit. Every breeder has to follow below measure while raising sheep. By following these, the breeder can manage stress free Sheep farm, also …

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calendar of operations for sheep

Calendar of Sheep Management practices

A detailed summary is shown as per the Calendar of Sheep Management practices. A monthly schedule for various sheep farm operations with twice a year lambing or shearing pattern under semi-arid conditions on an organized …

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Exotic Sheep breeds in India

Exotic Sheep breeds in India

Exotic Sheep breeds are mainly brought to India to improve the Wool quality and quantity, along with increase mutton production by crossing with local sheep. In most of the cases, the exotic breeds are performing …

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