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Tri-county wool pool delivery set for July 12

Blue Mountain Eagle

Published on June 30, 2016 6:42PM


Tri-county wool pool deliveries will be accepted 8-11 a.m. July 12 at the Union County Fairgrounds.

People who have not yet signed up but are interested in selling wool through the pool can contact John Williams, OSU Extension Service in Enterprise, 541-426-3143.

Wool from Romney, Leicester, Montedale, East Friesion, some Polypay, some Dorset and/or similar types will be classed as black face.

Wool from Churros, Romanoff, Barbado or Dorper have no value and will not be accepted.

The presence of black fibers found in any bag will make entire bag to be paid as black face.

Do not use poly twine to tie any part of the bags, fleece or anything else to do with wool. There will be a 10-percent deduction if any is found.

Short and six-month wool will be half price of white face or black face wool.

If tags are too heavy, they will not be accepted. If manure is more than 50 percent of weight, it will be rejected.

Bellies only need to be kept separate on white face.

Lamb wool is wool at least 1.5 inches.

If you have question feel free to contact your local Extension Office.



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