Category Archives: Wool care

Preparing for shearing

We will be shearing our ewes on January 24, and like every year, once the Holidays pass, time seems to really fly. There is much to do and little time to do it and I am definitely feeling the crunch. When we sheared our sheep the very first year, we sheared the entire group – […]

Not now!

We are less than a couple of weeks away from shearing our ewe flock, and it’s obvious to even the most casual observer. The Romeldales, who typically grow 3-5″ of fleece annually, are looking pretty wooly. And the Romneys, whose fleece is often twice as long as their Romeldale flockmates, are nearly buried in wool […]