Autumn

Autumn has arrived for 2013 and Easter has been and gone, and still no rain! Over Easter we travelled to the north coast or N.S.W. and became extremely envious of the northern N.S.W. farmers. Everywhere you look, there is feed to the top of the fences, lush and green!  If only there was an easy…

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Spring Cleaning / The Rams

Today is the last day of September 2012, and the first month of spring has ended. So what better way to have a spring clean-up, than to shear the rams, and help them shed the heavy weight of their woollen coats! Here are some before and after photos of our rams, and my don’t they…

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Lambing Time at Newlands Coloured Wool

Typically, the weather turns rough (Bannockburn had about a months’ worth of rain in one day) and the ewes believe it is a good time to give birth! Our white merino ewes were the first to deliver, right in the midst of the wettest night, and then the following day 2 of our black merino…

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The Month Of May

                                         Welcome to the Newlands Coloured Wool site           Before Shearing   This month has mostly been a month dedicated to sheep maintenance We have had to shear the odd sheep or two, mainly…

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Welcome from Newlands Coloured Wool

Welcome to our first Newlands Coloured Wool “Blog”. We have owned the Newlands Coloured Wool business now for about 5 years. We originally purchased the business from a friend, and it consisted of a small flock of mixed breed coloured sheep along with some throw rugs and scarves, and a small list of retailers that…

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