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North Ronaldsay Details
UsesHogget, mutton. Conservation grazing. Wool: Hand spinning
OriginNorth Ronaldsay, The northern most island of the Orkney archipelago, Northern Scotland
ClassPrimitive breed, short-tailed. Horned rams, horned, polled or scurred ewes.
ColourVariable: Black, brown, grey, white
WoolA naturally coloured often grey or black wool with a coarse feel.
Fleece1.5 - 2.5 kg
Staple Length4 - 8 cm
Micron Range32 - 35
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