How is wool obtained from sheep?
Obtaining wool from sheep involves three main processes:
- Selective Breeding
- Rearing of Sheep
- 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.