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2014-10-15 08:33:26

The Hardvark Merino Shirt blends top-end London shirt design with the ultimate performance technologies, so you'll be ready for any adventure.

2014-09-30 23:13:08

SIGVARIS’ ALL-SEASON MERINO WOOL Socks are now available in 20-30mmHg and are thermoregulating for comfortable wear all year long. PEACHTREE CITY, GA (PRWEB)

2014-08-05 08:38:05

The Company Will Launch Much-Anticipated Line of Merino Wool Base Layers this Fall SALT LAKE CITY, Aug.

2014-06-26 12:32:22

Grunard, made from 100% Merino wool, has received over $11,000 of funding on the popular crowdfunding platform Kickstarter SAN FRANCISCO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ --

2014-06-19 23:09:12

New Orthotic Features 100& Merino Wool, Offers Year-Round Support Roanoke, Virginia (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Footmaxx, a leading provider of hand crafted

2014-05-08 23:06:31

Made with 100% Merino Wool, Provides Year-round Support and Comfort Roanoke, Virginia (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Foot Levelers has introduced the newest in

2014-04-02 12:33:09

The Woolmark Company's Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer, Rob Langtry, has delivered a presentation at Beijing's China Fashion Forum on the growing importance of Australian Merino wool as an ingredient

2014-03-26 16:26:24

The Australian Ambassador to China, Her Excellency Ms Frances Adamson, opened The Woolmark stand at CHIC 2014 in Beijing. BEIJING, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Australian Ambassador

2014-03-13 12:32:07

HIGH QUALITY AUSTRALIAN MERINO WOOL LOCKS IN HEAT IN WINTER & REPELS IT IN SUMMER NEW YORK, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- La Rukico Tailors, which outfits top executives in the New

2014-03-11 20:22:41

The Woolmark Company to showcase the growing popularity of Australian Merino wool among Chinese consumers to the Chinese textile industry at CHIC 2014, the 22nd China International Clothing and Accessories


Latest Merino Reference Libraries

Santa Cruz Sheep
2014-11-07 09:29:24

The Santa Cruz sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that once existed in a feral population on the island of Santa Cruz. It is thought that this population came from flocks of Churro, Merino, or Rambouillet sheep that were brought to the island during the mid-nineteenth century. By the 1860’s these sheep had grown to hold a population in the thousands and were permitted to graze freely. However, the decline of ranching on the island that occurred in the twentieth century caused most of the...

Rambouillet Sheep
2014-10-27 11:31:48

The Rambouillet sheep, also known as the French Merino or the Rambouillet Merino, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in France. This breed’s development began in 1786, when King Louis XVI acquired 366 Spanish Merino sheep from King Charles III of Spain. The flock was bred experimentally at Bergerie royale, a royal farmed owned by the king, where crossbreeding and selective breeding with English long-wool breeds produced a more defined breed. By the time the Rambouillet sheep...

Merino
2014-10-16 11:24:17

The Merino is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in Central Spain and Turkey. It is thought that the foundation stock of this breed was introduced into the area by a tribe of Berbers during the twelfth century. During the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, breeders from Spain introduced breeds from England, developing the Merino sheep strains that would shape the breed of today. These sheep comprised three strains known as the Negretti, the Paula, and the Royal Escurial flocks....

South African Meat Merino
2014-10-16 11:18:14

The South African meat Merino, also known as the South African mutton Merino or SAMM, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in South Africa. It was created using Merinofleischschaf sheep from Germany that were imported into the area in 1932 to improve African breeds. Today, this breed and its hybrids have replaced nearly all of the British breeds in harsh areas of the region because it is more adaptable. The South African meat Merino was bred to be hardy and versatile and it...

Gentile di Puglia
2014-09-30 10:16:58

The Gentile di Puglia, also known as the Italian Merino, is a breed of domesticated sheep that originated in the Tavoliere di Foggia plain of southern Italy. It was developed by crossbreeding Merino rams, first imported during the fourteenth century, with local ewes. During the nineteenth century further crossbreeding was conducted using imported Rambouillet sheep and Merinolandschaf sheep in the hopes of producing a breed with better quality wool. During the late twentieth century, when...

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