It is pouring with rain here - something which I do not think is appreciated by the first sheared alpacas!
Rain has stopped play as far as shearing is concerned but hopefully on Thursday we will be able to get a move on. We are also going to attempt to shear our sheep ourselves this year which is going to be quite an adventure. Carl has been memorising the order of the blows but you also have to remember where to put your feet and where the sheep is supposed to be so it is all far more complicated than it looks. I shall be having a very small go myself. Pictures may follow!
A better penning solution! - After a long "family illness" and a subsequent reduction of our herd, I am back to report a more recent enhancement to Easter-Wood. One of the problems we ...
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