How many sheep does it take to make a sweater?
The number of sheep required to make a sweater varies by two things: 1. The yield of wool from the particular breed of sheep, and 2. How light or bulky the sweater is. Most "all-wool" sweaters weigh between about 3/4 lb. and 1.5 lbs., again, depending on the sweater's size and thickness. The most numerous sheep breed in the U.S. is probably the Rambouillet, which typically will yield around 12 to 15 lbs. of "grease" wool (that is, unwashed). After washing the wool, you may have about 5 to 7 lbs. left, of which 4 to 5 lbs. will end up in the yarn for the sweater. For those breeds you can likely get 3 to 4 sweaters--more if they're loosely knit and/or of small size. For wool sweaters that have more bulk, and are therefore warmer, one would move towards breeds such as Romney with stout-fiber, through to the Columbia with the slenderest fibers of the medium-fiber class of breeds. Medium-wool breeds yield slightly fewer pounds per animal in clip, but there's a good bit less grease (lanolin) that must be scoured out at washing. Most of the weight of grease is its adhering dust and dirt. With medium-wool breeds, you can't make really light and flimsy type sweaters. Still, you should get 4 to 5 sweaters, easily. One may also use wool from the true longwools--Cotswold, Leicester, Lincoln, Teeswater & Wensleydale. Wool from these breeds tends to be less "springy" or "bouncy," but sturdier, and can really stand the abuse of outdoor activities--particularly in the woods and brush. The first 3 mentioned are especially sturdy. All true longwool breeds produce very shiny, lustrous wool. Lincoln and Cotswold rams commonly produce well over 20 lbs. of wool per year; ewes, about 12 to 15 lbs. Some Lincolns--well fed with plenty of grain and top hay--could yield over 30 lbs. These breeds typically have a very high percentage yield, and you may very well end up with 10 or more pounds of yarn for your sweater, but it will likely be rather bulky and warm. A ballpark figure for longwool sheep should be about 4 to 6 sweaters per ewe per year, and for rams, probably 6 to 8 sweaters. Ask your supplier how much a specific ewe or ram yields each time it's shorn. Bear in mind that many modern longwool growers clip twice a year, so fleece weight may be only half the annual yield. Ask also how much the scouring yield is. From that figure, count on losing about 20% more or less in the carding and spinning operations. For numerous web-accessible articles on sheep, wool and how growers can supply them to buyers, search "sheep magazine" in any web search engine. Data in the magazine articles often show clip yields and uses for specific breeds. In the United States alone there are over 60 breeds, many of which don't yield wool at all, and certain crossbreeds' wool could be full of hair, which makes for a very prickly sweater.
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Answer Not sure... but some birds like the Common Mynah usually make flocks of 15 individual or more while the Hill Mynah or the budgerigar make flocks of 100 or more but other species of like the Sulphur crested Cockatoo make flocks of 500 or even 1000 individual!! I think that it counts on the sp…ecies of birds. ( Full Answer )
A sweater, called a 'jumper' in the UK, is a knit garment that is worn in place of, or over a shirt. The knitting can have many different types of patterns, both in the colors and the patterns. They are typically worn in cold weather.
5 but im getting another 1. bill Fred Jim clive kimberley and the new 1 will be called jimbo twan!! i love them very much they are like my children! 0, but I have two nanny goats and 2 billy kids... I am thinking about getting some ewes though.
the sound that sheep make is bah Actually, it is BLEAT. It can also be the characteristic cry of a goat or calf. Bleat can be the verb to utter the cry of a sheep, goat, or calf. bleating, bleated, bleats
2. This is a common misconception from the song that we all have to sing a youngsters the actual number could either be 7 which is the generally accepted answer or 14 depending on how you interpret certain versions of the bible. . So the answer would be 7 unless you interpret the bible to say 14 …but it is not 2 this is because Sheep are considered clean animals, only unclean animals were taken on to the ark in two's. ( Full Answer )
A ewe is pregnant for about five months and then when she is actually lambing it can take about half an hour or so if there are no complications. 144 -151 days Source: provided by the link below
Maturity is affected by breed type, genetics, body size, nutrition and season of birth. The average maturity time is approximately 5-12 months of age. However, lambs should not start to reproduce until at least 12 months.
A sheep is pregnant for about five months then when she lambs it takes about half an hour.
Because Jordyn Carde trained all of her animal minion sheep freinds as a call of terror!
U need to water them everyday and give them the right amount of feed. On the feed bag it will tell u. Keep there hoves cliped (ask someone who knows how to do it).keep there pins clean.and every spring shear your sheep and later if grows back quikly
If a farmer leaves 17 sheep to his sons in different percentages why does it take 18 sheep to make it work?
This appears to be in reference to the old puzzle where a farmer leaves 17 sheep to his 3 sons, one son gets 1/2, another gets 1/3 and another gets 1/9.\n. \nThe reason it 'needs' 18 sheep is that the sum of the fractions given to the sons is 17/18, not 1.\n. \n1/2+1/3+1/9 = 9/18+6/18+2/18 = 17/18… ( Full Answer )
Its call scientific research&experiments. Experiments are always tested on animals first... who knows by now they are prob. cloning a human!
Zero, sheep and goats are of different genus, therefore, do not relate to one another.
you can wash it with warm water...then dry it for an hour(tumble dry) and dry it again for 30 minutes before you actually wear it.
Keith Urban is the country artist that sings those lyrics in a song called "You'll think of me"! By the way it's "cap" not "cat"
There are different sizes of sheep trucks. Some sheep trucks cancarry up to 800 sheep while others can carry less at 400 sheep.
Show them lot's of love and visit them on a regular basis. Also cleaning up after them is vital to their healing process.
4 hours Fastest time is a bit over 45 seconds - though the average time is about two minutes.
Some wool is just naturally scritchy, depending on the breed of sheep the wool came from. For example Suffolks wool is very scritchey where as baby doll sheep have very soft wool. You can sometimes get wool to felt, making it a bit softer, by lot of use/wear, washing it with lots of fabric softner …in very hot water over and over again and by also drying it on a hot setting. It will shrink a bit, sometimes quite a bit so be sure you are ok with that happening, but it will become softer. ( Full Answer )
Because it's plural and singular don't change. One that does change would be one such as Fox to oxen
You can put it in the dryer for i don't know how many times but it will work
Way too long to write here, and different breeds need different prep. Contact your local Cooperative Extension, and ask them for the name of a 4H member who exhibits sheep. Call them. Most of the kids are more than willing to help.
It only takes one sheep to make a coat. This one sheep can besheered many times to produce enough wool for one jacket.
In some cases it's the same thing. If it's mass produced there may be some acrylic or pollyester blended into it.
Because the parchment used to make the pages out of the book were made out of sheepskin, they needed to slaughter sheep. The slaughtered over 100,00 sheep to make the pages of the book but no-one knows the exact answer.
New Zealand has a LOT of sheep in comparison to how many people live there... 40 million sheep and only 4 million people.
It is not true. Camel hair, mixed with wool, is often used to makesweaters and other clothing: coats, jackets, skirts, hosiery, etc.
The ram, or father sheep, is not involved. The ewe, or mother sheep, will lick the lambs (baby sheep) to clean them after birth, and not much later, will lie down and let her milk down so that lamb(s) can eat. She feeds them and chases away animals that she doesn't want near her lamb.
If he's shown interest before, than it means he wants you to have something that reminds you of him... If he didn't specifically tell you to keep it for the week, than he may have just forgotten about it...
Generally no. The fur grows on the sheep while it is alive, and is simply shaved off so the coat can regrow.
100, 1 runs away so the sheperd goes out to find that sheep and when he returns with the 1 sheep the other 99 had run away.
Depends on the size of the ugg boot, but you could probably get a pair of ugg boots from one sheep
Well I can help you by starting a list: And what do you mean in them? Like more than once or just the name or...? All these have it in there once. . Sadie Hawkins Dance by Relient K . The Sweater Song (Undone) by Weezer . The Sweater by Meryn Cadell . Sweater bu Eskimo Joe . The Sw…eater Song by Hedley . Red Sweater by The Aquabats . The War Sweater by Wakey! Wakey! . The Sweater Song by Sonic Youth . Sweater by Modest Mouse . Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa by Vampire Wekend There are more but I just Googled "Sweater + Lyrics " or "Sweater + Song" ( Full Answer )
There are 30 outfit possibilities. Normally for a problem like thisyou just have to multiply all the numbers, but the trick to thisquestion is to first add the number of shirts. If you don't, thensome of your outfits will be a sweater and dress shirt with nopants, which isn't an outfit. So you have …a total of 10 shirts and3 pairs of pants, and when you multiply them you get a total of 30outfits. ( Full Answer )
You can take off your dogs sweater by pulling the back off the sweater to dogs armpits and then slowly and gently remove the arms when that is done just pull the shirt off of the head and your done. I hope this helps
The debate about which threads is the best for interwoven sweaters is a matter of opinion. In my opinion, a wool sweater is the best because it protects you from the elements.
If you consider teenagers to be kids. American Eagle mostly targets young adults as the main group of people who buy their clothing.
American Eagle makes sweaters for men and women in multiple styles, colors, and patterns. Average prices range from $29.50 to $69.50. Many sweaters have an eagle embroidered on them.
because the yarn in the sweater is cleaned and died and the wool onthe sheep is not
One sheep is needed to produce a sweater. That makes it a 1:1 ratio. One fleece is to one sweater. :)
To make a animal of any sort besides a shark or penguin the personmust download a emoticon app. These can be found in any app storefor any device.
It is possible to make a sheep from recycled materials using only afew items. Combining recycled cotton balls, paper plates,construction paper, and organic glue, one can put together animpressive sheep in mere minutes using only recycled materials.
Farmers do many things to take care of sheep. A few of these include feeding them, shearing them when their coats become too long, putting them out in fields and bringing them back in again, and other more average things like making sure they're healthy?
1 billion sweaters are sold each year! I a, the ceo of fruit of the loom!
It is not a matter of days or any length of time, a sheep's wool regrows when it eats a patch of grass.
The answer to which company makes the best cotton sweaters is a subjective one depending on one's personal preferences. Some of the better cotton sweater companies include FUBU and Starter.
You can make a sweater with a Christmas pattern by buying a solid light grey or white fully cotton sweater, buying transfer paper for your printer and you can print a Christmas design off the internet, and use an iron to transform your custom sweater.
Static electricity, due to a transfer of charge, as the fabric moves over your hair.
This is only for minecraft. To make a sheep follow you, you needwheat. You can grow wheat with seeds. Put the wheat in your hand.Once a sheep sees you with the wheat, he or she will startfollowing you, wanting you to feed it the wheat and if you want toyou can feed them the wheat by holding the whea…t on the sheep. Toget a pig to follow you you need to have a carrot in your hand.Once the pig sees the carrot, he or she will follow you, wantingyou to give him or her the carrot. You can if you would like. Youget carrots from killing zombies and you get wheat from tapping theground with a hoe and tapping seeds there. ( Full Answer )
Yes. It depends on the school's actual policy. Some schools do notallow students to wear coats, jackets, or sweaters to class. Inthis case, the teacher can definitely ask a student to remove theirsweater if they are not in compliance with school policy.