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Wool returns stable despite a smaller clip. Wool returns stable despite a smaller clip. 21 May 2024 Following a reduced wool clip in 2023, wool returns are similar to last year for British Wool members in 2024. Most core grades are up 1p or 2p per kg, while Mountain grades are slightly lower, with the overall lower wool intake weight impacting the returns. Jim Robertson, Chairman of British Wool, says: “Prices strengthened in the autumn but have weakened again over the last two months with Mountain wool types struggling all season. British Wool’s auction prices for the season are on a par with New Zealand. Read
Lambing Blog by Emma Jagger – Shearing Supervisor Lambing Blog by Emma Jagger – Shearing Supervisor 24 April 2024 In this engaging narrative, Emma Jagger, our Shearing Supervisor based at our Bradford Head Offices, takes us on her transformative journey into the heart of the lambing season. As an office-based British Wool employee, with no experience of farming or working with sheep, I thought I needed to change that, so I decided to volunteer for two weeks on my colleague Jayne’s sheep farm in Northern Ireland, during one of the most stressful and exhausting times of the year, lambing. Read
Improving the service to members Improving the service to members 19 April 2024 As we head towards the start of shearing our depots are busy preparing for the new season. This is the time of year when depots will be doing some essential maintenance work around the depots and preparing empty wool sheets whether these are for collection by members from the depot or their local drop-off site. Read
British Wool Ambassadors British Wool Ambassadors 19 April 2024 The British Wool Ambassador programme is a new initiative that was launched in April. Six personalities with a passion for the industry were identified - the key focus of the role is being an advocate for the organisation and fibre and promoting British Wool’s role and values to a wider audience. Read
New Traceable British Wool Throws Launched by Abraham Moon New Traceable British Wool Throws Launched by Abraham Moon 19 April 2024 In partnership with British Wool and the Campaign for Wool, Abraham Moon & Sons (fondly known as Moon) has recently launched a new range of stunning 100% traceable British wool throws. Read
British Wool announces 2 new sites in North East Wales. British Wool announces 2 new sites in North East Wales. 16 April 2024 Following a review of our wool delivery services in North East Wales, British Wool is delighted to confirm new arrangements for the 2024 season in this area. British Wool will not be using the L.E Jones site moving forward and as a way of improving and providing a more convenient service to members in the area, we will be offering an option of two new sites for the delivery of your wool, both are based within the county of Denbighshire Read