How is wool obtained from sheep?


Obtaining wool from sheep involves three main processes:

  1. Selective Breeding 
  2. Rearing of Sheep
  3. Processing fibre obtained into wool.

Let’s look at each of the steps in detail

  • Selective breeding -  is the process of selecting parents for obtaining special characteristics in the offspring is called selective breeding. 
  • Rearing - means taking care of sheep till the time sheep are fully grown up for production of wool.
  • Processing fibre obtained into wool - The obtained fibre is processed using several techniques so we can use it.
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