Wool specimen, stud ram, bred by Edward Jones, Cadow, Forbes, New South Wales, Australia, 1898
Sample of fleece tied with discoloured brown ribbon. A green oval tag is attached.
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: 22.3 microns (4.4 Standard Deviation)
(average fibre diameter)
Staple length: 50 mm
Mean fibre curvature: 118.4 Dg/mm
(A measurement in degrees
per mm related to
Comfort Factor: 95.1 %
(The % of fibres equal
to or less than 30 microns)
Green tag reads 'F5667 / Stud Ram / 1 yr old' and on reverse 'No 12 / E Jones / Cadow / Forbes'.