Wool specimen, merino, bred by V A and E M Croake, 'Four Winds', Pyramul via Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia, 1995
Wool specimen from a merino sheep. There is a label with the specimen.
(Ref No: M 361)
This sample of wool was tested in June 2007 by the Interactive Wool Group. They used the OFDA2000 instrument for fleece testing. The following are the results for this specimen:
Microns: 17.1 microns (3.3 Standard Deviation)
(average fibre diameter)
Staple length: 115 mm
Mean fibre curvature: 134.6 Dg/mm
(A measurement in degrees
per mm related to
Comfort Factor: 100 %
(The % of fibres equal
to or less than 30 microns)
Label reads 'V.A. & E.M. CROAKE / "FOUR WINDS" / PYRAMUL / VIA / MUDGEE / ERMENEGILDO / ZEGNA / SUPERFINE / TROPHY / 1ST IN CLASS / 99.8 POINTS / 1995'