Fleece Natural Advisory Codes

Fleece Natural Advisory Codes

Soil Content (Arable)

Low yield due to earth, peat and sand etc.

Mycotic Dermatitis

A skin disease, occurring mainly in finer wool types, which leaves dry skin and a yellow staining at the base of the staple.

Cotted/Matted Fibres

Wool fibres become matted together usually as a result of adverse weather conditions.

Weak Staple

A check in wool growth due to illness or stress (e.g. at lambing) leaving a break or weakness in the wool fibres.

Natural Discolouration

The result of inclement weather and condition of sheep after the rigours of lambing.

British Wool Promotion

Raising awareness amongst consumers about the unique benefits offered by the fibre.

Since its launch in 2010, The Campaign for Wool has influenced a new demand for wool on an international scale, and it’s efforts have seen an outstanding threefold increase in the price farmers receive for their wool.

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