Shearing 2015

This week proved to be a fun and exceptional one with all of our farm help.

 

I’ll post some additional photos of the fleeces on our next blog update as we skirt it. For now, here is the shearing day.

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Lining the girls up to be put in their pen.

 

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Daisy making a break for it.

 

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Isis calmly carrying on.

 

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Who to choose?

 

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Tippy is first. Here we begin by “crotching” the girls to remove any organic matter.

 

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Keeping them on their back/bum is extremely helpful in the shearing process.

 

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Half way.

 

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Our girls get their feet trimmed once every 3 months. It’s amazing how quickly they grow.

 

DSC_0110Wren, so calm. A great ewe.

 

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4 Comments

  1. Joan

    Looks like you did a great job. Wren looks so smooth and even.
    Love the picture of Daisy making a get away.

    • Aaron

      She’s a quick one!

  2. Beverley

    Wow…good job! There will be some beautiful fleeces.

    • Aaron

      Thanks, my back had never been so sore by then end of the day. Glad its only twice a year!

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