Sheep Shearing

Last week I shared Michael & Vera’s newborn twin lambs – today I’m psyched to share some photos of the sheep shearing that took place a few days later.

All the sheep were corralled into one pen to wait for the shearer
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The lambs were frolicking around looking particularly adorable!

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Mamma and one of her babies (the other one was snuggling behind her)

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Wendy and Willie!

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The shearer started by trimming their hooves. Apparently as long as the sheep’s hooves don’t touch the ground they are quite docile. This particular sheep had been sheared a few times before so knew the drill

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As the hair started to come off we were all mesmerized – with the clippers it comes off in one large piece and you can’t believe how skinny they are below!

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She joked she isn’t used to having an audience!

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Can you believe it?

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All done about 5 minutes later

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Michael & Vera plan to pick the wool, card it, and eventually spin it – they have quite a job ahead of them!

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What the HE double hockey sticks just happened to me??!!

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What a neat experience!

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