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Our mission is to drive sustainable demand for British wool in order to maximise returns for our members.

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Welsh shearer has the British record in his sights Welsh shearer has the British record in his sights 5 August 2022 Welsh shearer has the British record in his sights An experienced Welsh shearer will be making a record-breaking attempt to shear more than 873 lambs in nine hours later this month. Read
Shearing pair have British record in their sights Shearing pair have British record in their sights 5 August 2022 Shearing pair have British record in their sights: Two experienced shearers will be making a record-breaking attempt to shear more than 1,457 lambs in nine hours next month. Staffordshire-based Nick Greaves and Llyr Jones from North Wales will be attempting to beat the current two stand 9 Hour British Lamb Shearing record which was set by Gareth Daniels and Ian Jones in 2016. Read
Investing in the future of wool grading in the Scottish borders Investing in the future of wool grading in the Scottish borders 28 June 2022 British Wool has this week announced the purchase of new premises in Selkirk, which will replace its current depot in Galashiels in the Scottish Borders from the 2023 wool season. Read
Positive outlook for wool in 2022 Positive outlook for wool in 2022 16 May 2022 British Wool will be making payments worth £8.4m to its members for the 2021 clip, an increase to an overall average of 36.4p/kg. Andrew Hogley, CEO said, ”The 135% average increase over the prior year is down to improved auction prices for wool over the last 12 months alongside a push to reduce operational costs.” Read
Meet the Team - Emma Jagger Meet the Team - Emma Jagger 4 May 2022 Emma Jagger, our Shearing & Member Services Supervisor. Joined our Shearing Team at the end of last year. Read more to find out about her role and experience with British Wool. Read
British Wool Invites You To Our Ashford Open Day British Wool Invites You To Our Ashford Open Day 27 April 2022 British Wool is calling on all sheep farmers, shearers and industry representatives wanting to gain a greater understanding of how British Wool grades, sells and promotes their wool to visit one of seven depot open days being held during May and June. Read