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Your Sheep - Your 2016 Actual Clip Values

Fine Wool
203 - 291

Breed Type

Clun Forest, Dorset Down, Dorset Horn, Shropshire Oxford, Southdown, Suffolk and their crosses.

Main End Uses

Woven apparel, futons and hand knitting.

2016 Clip average value
Suffolk £0.82/kg Dorset £1.04/kg Southdown £0.74/kg
Medium
305 - 399

Breed Type

Lleyn, Texel, Romney, Border Leicester, Welsh Halfbred and their crosses.

Main End Uses

Woven apparel, hand knitting & carpets.

2016 Clip average value
Lleyn £0.90/kg Texel £0.90/kg Romney £1.00/kg
Cross
403 - 491

Breed Type

Welsh Mule, Scotch Mule, N of E Mule, Masham and their crosses.

Main End Uses

Knitwear & carpets.

2016 Clip average value
Welsh Mule £0.86/kg N of E Mule £0.85/kg Masham £0.85/kg
Lustre
503 - 592

Breed Type

Lincoln Longwool, Wensleydale, Devon & Cornwall Longwool, Bluefaced Leicester and their crosses.

Main End Uses

Lustrous yarn, knitwear & woven apparel.

2016 Clip average value
Wensleydale £2.80/kg Cotswold £0.78/kg Bluefaced Leicester £3.15/kg
Hill
600 - 699

Breed Type

Beulah, Hill Radnor, Gritstone, Lonk, Cheviot and their crosses.

Main End Uses

Woven apparel, knitwear & carpets.

2016 Clip average value
Beulah £0.76/kg Lonk £0.83/kg North Country Cheviot £1.20/kg
Mountain
707 - 791

Breed Type

Blackface, Swaledale, Rough Fell, Welsh Mountain and their crosses.

Main End Uses

Carpets.

2016 Clip average value
Blackface £0.60/kg Swaledale £0.40/kg Welsh Mountain £0.45/kg

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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