Wool specimen, flock ram, bred by A Munro, Weebollabolla, Moree, New South Wales, Australia, 1898.
Wool specimen, from a flock ram. A length of faded black ribbon is tied around the middle of the specimen and a small oval green tag is tied 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: 26 microns (5.8 Standard Deviation)
(average fibre diameter)
Staple length: 55mm
Mean fibre curvature: 89.4 Dg/mm
(A measurement in degrees
per mm related to
Comfort Factor: 80.1%
(The % of fibres equal
to or less than 30 microns)
Green tag reads 'F5657 / Flock / Ram' and on reverse 'No 7 / AGF Munro / Moree'.