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  • Joined May 2009
  • Peak District
Shearer wanted
« on: May 26, 2015, 02:43:09 pm »
For my very quiet Gotlands - plus elderley Shetland who is also  quiet, and two Soays - if I can catch them that is.  11 in total.  Derbyshire/Cheshire border.  No electric at farm, so needs to be battery operated. 


  • Joined Aug 2014
Re: Shearer wanted
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2015, 02:48:34 pm »
Most travelling shearers have their own genny. Put up ads in your local agricultural suppliers and your local market. I know it's difficult because you don't know what the weather will be but best to book someone in March/April.


  • Joined May 2009
  • Peak District
Re: Shearer wanted
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2015, 03:03:12 pm »
Our weather is so unpredictable up here - have snow in June sometimes.  Most of the known shearers round here only want to do the large flocks, thats the problem.  A local farmer says he will do ours, but like everyone, he is rushed off his feet with his own sheep, then he does someone else;s, and I end up at the back of the queue every year.  One ewe has lost her wool when she lambed, so thats one less!!


  • Joined Aug 2011
  • Cheshire
Re: Shearer wanted
« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2015, 06:44:44 pm »
Hi try Ted on 07753 827015.  He's an old boy who only does small lots, but does a good job.  I think he's based Wrexham way and might cover your area.


  • Joined May 2009
  • Peak District
Re: Shearer wanted
« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2015, 11:45:49 pm »
Thanks, SteveRat - appreciate your reply. I know there are other small flocks near me, who also struggle to find a shearer who is reliable, so may be able to find a couple more who want theirs done.


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