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waterbuffalofarmer

  • Joined Apr 2014
  • Mid Wales
  • Owner of 61 Mediterranean water buffaloes
Shearing!
« on: June 28, 2015, 04:36:16 pm »
Ah well finally all my sheep are sheared, they look gorgeous all sheared. One of the ewe lambs which gave a single this year looks fantastic and has a big bag. All I need to do now is round them up and dose em before putting them on some fresh pasture. They all look gorgeous with good weight and plenty of milk, been a good year so far I reckon. :)
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fiestyredhead331

  • Joined Sep 2012
  • NW Highlands
    • Facebook
Re: Shearing!
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2015, 04:48:54 pm »
good to hear some positive news  :thumbsup:

still feeding hay etc here but they keep saying there's a heatwave coming so hoping it will bring the grass on  :fc:
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ewesaidit

  • Joined Aug 2011
Re: Shearing!
« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2015, 08:04:57 pm »
I love it when mine are sheared and they look all clean, smart and jet black (zwartbles). Also in great condition even the ewes whose lambs were only weaned a few weeks ago.   

One of my favourite times in the sheepy year  :excited:

Bionic

  • Joined Dec 2010
  • Talley, Carmarthenshire
Re: Shearing!
« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2015, 08:25:54 pm »
Mine are getting done tomorrow. Just in time for the heatwave
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kelly58

  • Joined Mar 2013
  • Highlands, Scotland
  • Home is were my animals are.
Re: Shearing!
« Reply #4 on: June 30, 2015, 11:12:00 am »
Have cancelled 3 times having mine done due to bloomin Monsoon weather !
Weres the Heat Wave for Caithness  :rant:  :sheep:

waterbuffalofarmer

  • Joined Apr 2014
  • Mid Wales
  • Owner of 61 Mediterranean water buffaloes
Re: Shearing!
« Reply #5 on: June 30, 2015, 04:36:35 pm »
Ah well the heatwave has arrived here, 26 c here, almost unbearable, am glad am not shearing in this heat :relief:
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Fleecewife

  • Joined May 2010
  • South Lanarkshire
    • ScotHebs
Re: Shearing!
« Reply #6 on: June 30, 2015, 05:55:40 pm »
I love it when mine are sheared and they look all clean, smart and jet black (zwartbles). Also in great condition even the ewes whose lambs were only weaned a few weeks ago.   

One of my favourite times in the sheepy year  :excited:


I just posted an almost identical comment on another post - it's a lovely time, sinking your hands into glorious soft fleece  :thumbsup: and the sheep clean and smart  :sheep: :sheep: :sheep: :spin:
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kelly58

  • Joined Mar 2013
  • Highlands, Scotland
  • Home is were my animals are.
Re: Shearing!
« Reply #7 on: June 30, 2015, 06:43:32 pm »
My prayers have been answered, we got Sunshine !  :sunshine:
Weres that shearers number ?  :sheep: :excited:
Made up for you guys having yours  done, happy sheep  :love:

 

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