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to exploit (another) by charging too much for something

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the wool of a sheep or similar animal

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tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on

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a soft bulky fabric with deep pile

outer coat of especially sheep and yaks

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shear the wool from

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Greasy fleece weights and clean fleece weights were similar between treatment groups (p>0.
The traits which influenced revenues and costs in the described production systems in both breeds were milk yield, milk fat and protein content, birth weight of lambs, growth rate of lambs from birth to weaning, growth rate of breeding lambs, fleece weight, conception rate of female lambs and ewes, average litter size (total number of lambs born) per lambed ewe, survival rate of lambs to 24 h of age and from 24 h until weaning, and productive lifetime of ewes.
Although, goats have been traditionally one of the major sources of red meat in Iran (102,000 ton per year), however there are limited published results on the estimates of genetic parameters for growth traits and yearling fleece weight in Markhoz goats.
Measurements were taken on body weight performance at birth (BW), weaning (WW) at about three month of age, six month (6MW), nine month (9MW), yearling (YW) and on fleece weight at yearling age (YFW) of kids.
Multivariate analysis results obtained for estimates of direct additive genetic correlations, maternal additive genetic correlations, maternal permanent environmental correlations, phenotypic and environmental correlations between body weight at different ages and yearling fleece weight are given in Table 4.
The least square mean for yearling greasy fleece weight was lower than those reported for Angora goat by Yalcin et al.
The effects of non genetic factors indicated that performance records for body weight at different ages should be corrected for effects of sex, type of birth, age of dam, year of birth and age of kids at WW, 6MW and 9MW, but for yearling greasy fleece weight only correction for effect of year is needed.
Electronic tags can be read accurately in a fraction of a second and simplify the recording of fleece weights, live-weight changes and information about the health and reproductive performance of sheep.
Lower average fleece weights and a reduced number of sheep being clipped due to heavy losses earlier in the year are the reasons for the 2013 clip being lower than in 2012, he added.