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    Online Catalogue > SHEEP > Shampoos - Special head, face and leg whiteners.

    Special whitening shampoos

    Special whitening shampoos


    Amongst the natural based shampoos there are some, which are suitable for extra whitening and brightening of a white coat, or the enhancement of black wool. Several have the added ability to remove various types of stains, without containing bleaches and similar additives.

    One important point - especially with show sheep to consider is that if you intend to wash your sheep do allow sufficient time before the intended showing date so as to give the natural oils within the fleece time to recover from washing. (This can be as much as six weeks with certain breeds.)

    Washing in even plain water can deplete the natural oils and in those breeds where a lustrous fleece is considered important the feel of dry wool can be costly when being judged!

    Keeping show stock clean after washing is essential! Weather, nightly housing, deep "strawing" up and above all "aluminium" trailers all add to the stock person's problems of the moment!


    Recommended shampoos are: -
    DOUBLE "K" - Alpha White
    DOUBLE "K" - Midnight White

    Some stains can be removed with selected shampoos such as
    DOUBLE "K" - Grimeinator

    However it should be noted that urine stains - especially on certain female sheep, breeds are some of the hardest to combat. Often there is little one can do especially if the staining has been allowed to go on for a degree of time. In effect it kills the staple leaving it a dull lifeless colour in the remaining hair strands that haven't rotted away.

    Many sheep legs and faces in particular can all benefit from being washed in certain whitening shampoos such as "Alpha White and Midnight White."

    Up until the later part of 2013 "Ultra White Chalk." was available, and had a unique "staying" power which did not rub off like many chalks. Unfortunately production ceased. An alternative that might be considered is "Magic White Spray ."

    CUSTOMER INFORMATION

    The various products referred to in the above article are available on this website for sale and may be found under the following product headings
    " Shampoos"
    "Stain Removers"
    "Chalks & Powders "

    IF YOU FEEL YOU NEED TO DISCUSS YOUR ANIMAL SHOWING REQUIREMENTS OR WANT FURTHER ADVICE please contact us on Tel: 01424 882900
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