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Castlemilk Moorit Details
UsesHogget, mutton. Conservation grazing. Wool: Home craft uses.
OriginCastlemilk Estate, Dumfriesshire, South West Scotland
ClassPrimitive breed. Horned, Short-tailed.
ColourLight brown/Moorit coloured fleece with white on the belly, inside of the legs, knees, rump, lower jaw and below the eye.
ParentageManx Loghtan, Moorit Shetland, Wild Mouflon.
WoolA naturally coloured brown wool with a very soft and silky feel.
Fleece1 - 2 kg
Staple Length6 - 12 cm
Micron Range30 - 31.5
Castlemilk Moorit Sheep Society