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Fresh Wool

Posted on Feb 29, 2016 in cvm~romeldale sheep, fleece, wool and mohair | 2 comments

Fresh Wool

  freshly sheared CVM-Romeldale wool… the breed is so unique there really is nothing like it. the ewes fine to medium wool is dripping with lanolin – the feel is amazing! how many shades of gray? and the moorits – so beautiful – so rare     moorits can be a dark as cinnamon and as light as oatmeal like “May” and white! gorgeous? the contributors! bursting with soon to be arriving lambs these cvm-romeldale ewes are ready to give up their bulky wool coats. fleeces will be for sale on...

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harvesting the wool

Posted on Feb 20, 2014 in cvm~romeldale sheep, fleece, wool and mohair | 0 comments

harvesting the wool

the ewes have been in the barn all night waiting for the shearer  blankets are removed to reveal this year’s crop the harvest begins! Wool Harvest – Shearing Day fresh shorn fleeces are quickly skirted a day or two later the fleeces are skirted a second time staple length and fleece quality is recorded the wool is now ready to ship to hand spinners or to the mill for processing into rovings and yarn. you can find our products in our Etsy...

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shearing day 2013

Posted on Feb 9, 2013 in cvm~romeldale sheep, fleece | 0 comments

shearing day 2013

it’s shearing day  january 26th  – 12 degrees – no wind friends (great friends that don’t mind the chill) come to help and the sheep – full of lambs – are ready to give up their bulky wool coats burnese and tim shearing day ” red” getting her first hair cut the team – couldn’t do it without them – thank you guys! ewes waiting – seem to be ignoring me… “summer” “lavender’s” multi colored cvm fleece shimmering silver cvm fleece beautiful gray cvm fleece    and the rewards are worth it all!...

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this year’s crop

Posted on Feb 10, 2012 in fleece | 1 comment

this year’s crop

summer’s moorit fleece india’s gray cvm fleece arial – a ewe lamb – can you feel the...

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wool harvest

Posted on Feb 9, 2012 in cvm~romeldale sheep, fleece | 2 comments

wool harvest

   this is Tim the sheep shearer and that’s Birdie getting a new do it’s february and time to shear the sheep prior to lambing. always an exciting day if you love wool. early morning after shearing day coats of many...

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