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Small Flock Shearing Day April 12

Posted by solacefarmfiber on March 26, 2014 at 11:25 AM

Solace Farm’s Small Flock Shearing Day

 

A Professional Shearer, Martin Dibble, will be available to shear your small flock of Sheep or Angora Goats at $6 per ewe - $7 per ram or goat animal.

There will also be Demos on Skirting and on Fiber Prep for Processing as well as Felting and Spinning.

We are presently reserving time slots on April 12th. The cost to reserve your time slot is $15 prepaid with the completed form below.

We ask that you keep your animals dry (under cover if weather demands) and withhold feed the morning of the shearing. This makes for a much less stressful experience for your animals. Remember to bring bags to put your fleece in and cash to pay the shearer.

We have a covered holding pen to maintain your fleece dryness. Your animals will be kept separate from other flocks as we will only have one flock at a time in the holding/shearing area. Please bring adequate help to load and unload your animals from your truck/trailer. We ask that you arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled time so we can stay on schedule with all the loading and unloading etc...

To reserve your time slot we will need to collect from you $15 payable by check or pay-pal and the following information:

 

Your name___________________

 

Phone________________ Email____________________

Number of Sheep to be sheared _____

When they were last sheared _____

Are they a down or wool breed?

Feel free to call 509-276-7160 or email [email protected] with any questions. We look forward to seeing you and having a day filled with fiber and

friends ;)

Rob & Sandra Willford

www.solacefinnsheep.com

 

 

 

Categories: Fiber Arts, Announcements, Animal Husbandry

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