Tukidale

Tukidale

a specialized, New Zealand carpetwool sheep, a mutant romney marsh with a large percentage of medullated fibers in its high yielding fleece; the fiber diameter is 35 to 45 microns. It has a white face and dark skin.
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However these values are slightly lower than Australian Carpetmaster, Drysdale, Eliiotdale, Tukidale (Champion and Robards, 2000) Suffolk and Ryeland (Carter and Clark, 1957) and New Zealand specialty carpet wool sheep breeds (Chapman and Ward, 1979) but are similar to more primitive Scottish Blackface, Welsh mountain, Swaledale and Wiltshire British sheep breeds (Chapman and Ward, 1979).
Meet the sheep (and their products) in Australia A curly horn and a black face are not the only things that make Tom the Tukidale and Sam the Suffolk different from each other.
Tukidale also has sturdy fleece, most destined for carpets.