About Cotswold Sheep
Where To Get
Black Cotswold Breed
Bob Gillis: "Mr. Cotswold"
- Cotswold wool has good demand among handspinners for
of great strength and durability.
- Cotswold wool felts
beautifully, especially-nice for making
puppets and similar crafts.
- A Cotswold ewe yields
up to 15 pounds of rare, beautiful wool per year--rams
& wethers up to 22 lbs.!
- Raw Cotswold wool often yields
60% to 70% (or more) scoured weight!
- Cotswold wool is exceedingly resilient
and long-lasting for the
highest-value heirloom-quality hooked rugs.
- Cotswold wool is 8
to 12-inch length for the very best tapestries and warp threads.
- Cotswold wool takes dye of all colors exceedingly well.
- Cotswold wool typically sells from a low of $5 (raw) to nearly $100 per pound, depending
on its degree of preparation.
- Rarity makes Cotswold wool a real "find," often HOARDED
- Natural curls put Cotswold locks in high demand for santa
claus beards and doll hair (Look at the background of this web page for a sample!)
- Cotswold wool is naturally hypo-allergenic.
- Here are three more reasons to prefer genuine ACRA Cotswold sheep:
1. Cut Costs With Easy-Keeping Cotswold
2. ACRA Cotswold Lamb & Mutton Have
High Consumer Acceptance
3. Marketed Intelligently, Cotswolds Insure Quick
Profits On Your Investment