Blog Tag Wool production

Steps involved in wool production

Shearing : The process of removing woolen coat (fleece) from the animal is called Shearing. Scouring : It involves washing of wool in hot water and detergent and then drying. Sorting : The process of removing damaged and inferior wool is called Sorting. Grading : The process of sorting wool according to length colour and texture is called Gradi . . .

Animals yielding wool

Silk and Wool are most commonly used animal fibre.Silk is obtained by silk worm. Wool fibres are obtained  from sheep, goat, angora rabbits and camels. Common breeds or Indian sheep are Lohi, Nali, Bakharwal and Marwari. The Merino sheep is widely reared for wool. The Cashmere goats are found in mountain region of  china and Tibet a . . .

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