Sheep Shearing Workshop

New producers and experienced producers should plan to attend a Sheep Shearing Workshop!
Sheep Shearing Workshop - Workshops
Language: English
$90.00

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Description

When: Fri., May 4 and 5, 2018
(9:30 AM - 3:00 PM)

Where: Wheery Farm
526 Spring Valley Rd.
Scenery Hill, Pennsylvania 15360

registration deadline: April 30, 2018
11:59 p.m.

New producers and experienced producers should plan to attend a Sheep Shearing Workshop!

Attire

Equipment is furnished, please wear work clothes and bring gloves.

Credit Information

Pesticide credits will be offered, pending approval by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.

What will you learn?
  • The basics of sheep shearing
  • How to select and care for shearing equipment

Agenda

Friday, May 4, 2018
Saturday, May 5, 2018

09:30 am Registration

09:45 am Welcome / Introductions

10:00 am Overview

  • Handout Materials
  • Basic Management Topics
  • Why Do We Shear?
  • Examine Clippers & Blades
  • Clipper Maintenance

10:30 am Start Shearing!

12:00 pm Lunch (not provided, available for purchase at workshop)

01:00 pm Continue Shearing

09:30 am Check-In

09:45 am Review

10:15 am Shear!

12:00 pm Lunch (not provided, available for purchase at workshop)

01:00 pm Shear!

02:30 pm Final Thoughts

Instructors

Livestock Production and Marketing Sheep Shearing General Livestock Management Forage Management Business Management Pasture Weed Identification

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