Wool specimen, wool of stud ewe 'No 1-69', bred by Richard Rouse Junior, Biraganbil, near Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia, 1894
A wool specimen from stud ewe 'No 1-69'. There is pink tape tied around the middle of the specimen and a small green tag attached to the tape.
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: 19.5microns (3.8 Standard Deviation)
(average fibre diameter)
Staple length: 55 mm
Mean fibre curvature: 126.1Dg/mm
(A measurement in degrees
per mm related to
Comfort Factor: 99.6 %
(The % of fibres equal
to or less than 30 microns)
Handwritten text on the tag reads 'F3870 / Stud Ewe / No 169' and on reverse 'No 23 / R Rouse Jnr / Briaganbil / Gulgong'.