Shearing sheep has to be one of the hardest farm tasks. It can be enjoyable but it is always hard work. In this article I share with you my top tips for making shearing day as smooth and easy on the animals as possible.
Are you planning to hire a professional sheep shearer? There are some things you need to know before the big day and ways to ensure the day runs smoothly. Be ready, have the animals prepared and the sheep shearer will have a great time at your farm.
In all the years that we have owned fiber growing animals, we have sheared two times per year. Once in the spring and once in late summer. We always found that this kept the fleece short when the weather was warm and allowed for plenty of wool production, too. All was going well with the […]