Fleece: Albert

Albert (l) Feb 2015.jpg
Albert Jun 2015.jpg
Albert (l) Feb 2015.jpg
Albert Jun 2015.jpg

Fleece: Albert

200.00

Price in Australia: $220.00 incl GST

Albert was the first of Vicki’s swains, at least that I noticed.  To understand his name, you need to know that Vicki’s full name is Vicki Victoria.  Hence Prince Consort Albert.  Albert has grown really well this year–he was a bit leggy and funny-looking as a 1- and 2-year old (he’s the sheep on the left in the image).  I have a theory that Vicki has told all her boyfriends that I’m basically ok.  She and Prince, Leo, Albert, Elf, Curly and Horatio are a bit of a schoolyard gang.  So, I often find all of them near me when I’m shepherding, because Vicki is ALWAYS with me if she can manage it.  Albert’sfleece weight this year is 3.3 kg/7.3 pd.  His test results are: 17.1 micron, 87 mm length, 43 N/ktex tensile strength.

Check out the video below, with Albert leading the flock through the water hazard.  He loves water!  For more Albert stories, try searching the Farm Journals pages

 

 

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Albert the water baby.

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