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Synonyms for fleece

to exploit (another) by charging too much for something

Synonyms for fleece

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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The fleece weight is linked to high heritable wool characteristics, which are indirect selection criteria for wool breeding.
Fleece weight (FW), staple length (SL), fiber length (FL), average number of crimps over a length of 5 cm (ANC) and wool fineness (WF) were investigated as physical wool properties.
A note on divergent selection for total fleece weight in adult Angora rabbits: Direct response to selecton on total fleece weight at first and second harvest.
Strong resistance does not necessarily occur in with the best fleece weight, fibre diameter, body weight and fertility.
Least square mean for annual greasy fleece weight was 2.
Genetic variability of body weight, fleece weight and staple length in purebred Tsigai sheep at the Kraimori APK near Burgas.
The wool traits included: autumn fleece weight (AFW), spring fleece weight (SFW), combined fleece weight (CFW).
Effects of replacing 30% lucerne hay (in % of total dietary dry matter) with fresh citrus pulp for on greasy fleece weight, clean fleece weight, wool yield and staple length over 87 days 30% Fresh p-value Control citrus pulp SE (1) treatment Greasy fleece (g/[cm.
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.
The traits recorded as body weight performance at birth (BW), weaning (WW), six month (6MW), nine month (9MW), yearling (YW) and yearling fleece weight (YFW) were investigated.
The reduction in volume is a natural reduction due to the average fleece weights being down signifi-cantly compared to last year and a number of ewes sadly being lost during the harsh weather conditions in March.
Lower average fleece weights and a falling national flock are the main contributors to this smaller clip.
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.
Committee Chairman Russell Pattinson said that the small reduction is due largely to worsening seasonal conditions in Western Australia resulting in lower fleece weights.
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.