Sheep Shearing Workshop
When: Mon., Sep. 10, 2018 (5:00 PM - 8:00 PM)Tue., Sep. 11, 2018 (5:00 PM - 8:30 PM)
Where: Penn State Beef & Sheep Center
State College, Pennsylvania 16803
registration deadline: September 6, 2018
New producers and future producers should plan to attend this two-day Sheep Shearing Workshop! Participants will learn the basics of sheep shearing and how to select and care for shearing equipment.
To Be Covered
- Wool Handling
- Clipper & Blade Care
- Clipper & Blade Selection
- Hands-on Shearing
Equipment is furnished, please wear work clothes and bring gloves.
- The basics of sheep shearing
- How to select and care for shearing equipment
05:00 pm Registration Participants are asked to eat before they arrive as there is no time scheduled during the workshop for a meal.
05:15 pm Welcome / Introductions
05:30 pm Overview
06:00 pm Start Shearing!
05:00 pm Check-in Participants are asked to eat before they arrive as there is no time scheduled during the workshop for a meal.
05:15 pm Review
05:30 pm Shear!
08:30 pm Final Thoughts
Ernest Hovingh, DVM, PhD, Bhushan M. Jayarao, MVSc, PhD, MPH, Robert J. Van Saun, DVM, MS, PhD
J. Craig Williams