For the last three years, I have harvested fleeces from the boys using hand shears-
It’s a pretty casual affair, and we like it that way, but it does take me quite a while to get it done.
This year, we’re changing up the routine.
The new equipment just arrived the other day in it’s own special little suitcase:
Let’s take a look inside!
We’ve got the whole setup, and some extra blades –
Will probably still shear mostly with the boys standing haltered, but hopefully this will help us get through it a bit faster and make it a little easier to clean up their tummies when we do have them flipped.
Now we just need the weather to cooperate.