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Shepherding School: Shearing & Wool Handling
May 15, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
UCCE Placer/Nevada is offering a series of hands-on and classroom workshops for new and aspiring sheep producers. These programs are designed to help students gain the knowledge and skills necessary to operate a small-scale commercial sheep operation!
Shearing and Wool Handling Field Day
Date: May 2017 (Exact date to be determined)
Time: 8:30am to Noon
Location: Flying Mule Farm
At this hands-on, day-long workshop, students will learn about setting up a shearing site, contracting with a shearer, handling sheep before, during and after shearing, and handling wool and preparing it for marketing. Participants will also learn the basics of shearing sheep.
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