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Roseville Park's supreme Merino - Stock & Land

Roseville Park's supreme Merino - Stock & Land | Sheep and Wool | Scoop.it
Roseville Park's supreme Merino Stock & Land This is a prize Roseville Park Stud has won at a number of competitions in the past, including the Sydney Royal Easter Show, the NSW and Queensland State Sheep Shows, and the Dubbo National Merino Sheep...
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Keep Calm and Shear On – five tips to cut wool contamination - Interest.co.nz

Keep Calm and Shear On – five tips to cut wool contamination - Interest.co.nz | Sheep and Wool | Scoop.it
Keep Calm and Shear On – five tips to cut wool contamination
Interest.co.nz
With New Zealand's main-shear approaching, Federated Farmers and the NZ Shearing Contractors Association are backing moves to cut the woolshed contamination of wool.
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Kate, Wills pick Aus wool over Kiwi design for George's debut - TVNZ

Kate, Wills pick Aus wool over Kiwi design for George's debut - TVNZ | Sheep and Wool | Scoop.it
Kate, Wills pick Aus wool over Kiwi design for George's debut
TVNZ
The future king, George Alexander Louis, was wrapped in a white shawl made from Australian merino wool when Prince William and Catherine first showed him off to the world.
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Future king cosy in Aussie wool - The West Australian

Future king cosy in Aussie wool - The West Australian | Sheep and Wool | Scoop.it
The West Australian Future king cosy in Aussie wool The West Australian Not only was he wrapped in a white shawl of Australian merino wool when he made his public debut, the name George is expected to soar in popularity among new parents in WA and...
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Niche market for mail order wool - ABC Online

Niche market for mail order wool - ABC Online | Sheep and Wool | Scoop.it
Niche market for mail order wool
ABC Online
A sheep producer from New South Wales has been able to make fifteen times more money by taking an unusual approach to selling her wool.
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Royal Wool4Skool winners crowned - The Land Newspaper

Royal Wool4Skool winners crowned - The Land Newspaper | Sheep and Wool | Scoop.it
Royal Wool4Skool winners crowned
The Land Newspaper
Students from 230 schools between years seven and 10 combined their textile knowledge and imagination to fulfil the brief of 'dress a royal' for the 2013 competition.
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Northern wool clips dominate - The Guyra Argus

Northern wool clips dominate - The Guyra Argus | Sheep and Wool | Scoop.it
Northern wool clips dominate
The Guyra Argus
“They are two of the most passionate and dedicated wool growers I know,” he said. “Every year they seek feedback on their clip and then work to incorporate that feedback into what they're doing.
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BWMB to show versatility of wool at Royal Welsh Show - Fibre2fashion.com

BWMB to show versatility of wool at Royal Welsh Show - Fibre2fashion.com | Sheep and Wool | Scoop.it
BWMB to show versatility of wool at Royal Welsh Show Fibre2fashion.com "Wool is a truly sustainable, renewable material which has a wide variety of uses in both the fashion and interior design sectors, being used to create some of the finest...
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Japan's Aussie wool story - Agriculture - Livestock - Sheep Wool ...

Japan's Aussie wool story - Agriculture - Livestock - Sheep Wool ... | Sheep and Wool | Scoop.it
JAPANESE textile giant Nikke is planning to use the story of Australia's Great Dividing Range in a new campaign to promote Australian wool in their homeland.
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Aussie school students design wool for royalty - Fibre2fashion.com

Aussie school students design wool for royalty - Fibre2fashion.com | Sheep and Wool | Scoop.it
Aussie school students design wool for royalty
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It is a fitting theme given HRH The Prince of Wales is the patron of the global Campaign for Wool.
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Merinos get the tick of approval - Farm Weekly

Merinos get the tick of approval - Farm Weekly | Sheep and Wool | Scoop.it
Merinos get the tick of approval Farm Weekly That was the message at the recent Stud Merino Breeders Association (SMBA) seminars held in conjunction with Icon Agriculture and AWI that were held throughout the State, with the first of four taking...
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Chris Hemsworth heading home for Zenga and Aussie wool - The Daily Telegraph

Chris Hemsworth heading home for Zenga and Aussie wool - The Daily Telegraph | Sheep and Wool | Scoop.it
Chris Hemsworth heading home for Zenga and Aussie wool The Daily Telegraph A handful of international celebrities have also been confirmed to attend the Zegna family's 50th Edition Wool Trophy, happening in Sydney next Tuesday evening, including...
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Wool crashes as China stops buying uniforms - ABC - ABC Online

Wool crashes as China stops buying uniforms - ABC - ABC Online | Sheep and Wool | Scoop.it
Wool crashes as China stops buying uniforms - ABC
ABC Online
Wool prices have fallen 10 per cent in the past three months, and 6 per cent just last week, partly because China has stopped buying uniforms.
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Roseville Park's hat trick - The Land Newspaper

Roseville Park's hat trick - The Land Newspaper | Sheep and Wool | Scoop.it
Roseville Park's hat trick
The Land Newspaper
The stud was awarded grand champion superfine Merino ram, grand champion fine wool ewe and grand champion fine-medium wool ewe of the show.
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Australia's Most Popular Suit Is Navy, Wool, And Single-Breasted With Two Buttons - Business Insider Australia

Australia's Most Popular Suit Is Navy, Wool, And Single-Breasted With Two Buttons - Business Insider Australia | Sheep and Wool | Scoop.it
Australia's Most Popular Suit Is Navy, Wool, And Single-Breasted With Two Buttons Business Insider Australia Australia's most popular custom suit is navy, 100% wool, and single-breasted with two buttons, according to data from online tailor...
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Wool industry farewells a true gentleman - ABC Online

Wool industry farewells a true gentleman - ABC Online | Sheep and Wool | Scoop.it
Wool industry farewells a true gentleman
ABC Online
One of the great legends of the superfine wool industry will be farewelled today in Mudgee, in central western NSW.
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VIDEO: Merino ram sale at Bendigo Exhibition Centre | Bendigo ...

THE ADDY was at the Merino ram sales at Bendigo Exhibition Centre on July 22. ... VIDEO: Merino ram sale at Bendigo Exhibition Centre. SEE the action of Bendigo's Merino ram sale.
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Securing future shearers - The Land Newspaper

Securing future shearers - The Land Newspaper | Sheep and Wool | Scoop.it
Securing future shearers The Land Newspaper “They don't have to be a master of anything – they just have to be prepared to have a go, it doesn't matter if they don't become a shearer, wool handler or presser or even work in the rural industry, I am...
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Designing wool's future - The Land Newspaper

Designing wool's future - The Land Newspaper | Sheep and Wool | Scoop.it
Designing wool's future The Land Newspaper Close to 1200 designs from throughout Australia were submitted in the competition, coordinated by Australian Wool Innovation, with Central West Year 10 student, Sophie Aylward from Kinross Wolaroi School,...
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Agricultural students receive guidance on wool from BWMB - Fibre2fashion.com

Agricultural students receive guidance on wool from BWMB - Fibre2fashion.com | Sheep and Wool | Scoop.it
Fibre2fashion.com Agricultural students receive guidance on wool from BWMB Fibre2fashion.com A group of agricultural students at the East Yorkshire College were recently given a presentation to explain what happens to their sheep's wool once it...
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Designer sets sights on Merino wool - Queensland Country Life

Designer sets sights on Merino wool - Queensland Country Life | Sheep and Wool | Scoop.it
Designer sets sights on Merino wool Queensland Country Life The former Brisbane designer, who now calls Buderim home, is producing her own range of Merino wool sleeping bags for babies and toddlers and says working with wool combines her passion...
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Merinos ace meat-eating tests - Weekly Times Now

Merinos ace meat-eating tests - Weekly Times Now | Sheep and Wool | Scoop.it
Weekly Times Now
Merinos ace meat-eating tests
Weekly Times Now
A Merino ram has produced the best quality meat in its progeny, beating the more fancied terminal sires in a test involving 98 sires.
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WA Merino genetics on show in Argentina - Stock & Land

WA Merino genetics on show in Argentina - Stock & Land | Sheep and Wool | Scoop.it
WA Merino genetics on show in Argentina
Stock & Land
"Size-wise they are similar to ours with bodyweights up to 140kg for a four-tooth ram in full wool.
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The flying merino - ABC Online

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The flying merino
ABC Online
Eamon Timms, marketing manager of wool brokers Fox and Lillie, says it's good news, as reduced Chinese demand has caused the wool market to slump 10 per cent last week.
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New Zealand beats Australia in Merino wool challenge - Fibre2fashion.com

New Zealand beats Australia in Merino wool challenge - Fibre2fashion.com | Sheep and Wool | Scoop.it
Fibre2fashion.com New Zealand beats Australia in Merino wool challenge Fibre2fashion.com After 14 Australian wins, affirming the leadership of the Australian wool industry and the commitment of Australian woolgrowers throughout the 16 editions of...
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