Little FibreLux has potential as wool and fleece-testing option

Preliminary Texan research has found a South African wool-testing machine the size of a loaf of bread should be accurate enough for the sheep selection and wool marketing needs of most growers. A team of Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists at San Angelo is evaluating the new South African-made FibreLux and comparing its results with that of the OFDA2000, which has been used for several years and has the confidence of the industry for accuracy in measuring greasy or raw wool for average fibre diameter…Read More