MILKHOUSE

Farm & Dairy

Ready, Set, Shear!

Its that time of year again! Even though its still quite chilly out we're already looking ahead to Spring around here. Our favourite shearer is a popular guy so we've already picked a date. The third annual Shearing Day at Milkhouse will be April 17th. Lets hope for sun!

Unlike past years our flock is big enough now to get the day-time slot (woo hoo!). We'll be starting bright and early at 9AM (unlike last year where he came in the evening after he'd finished at another larger farm nearby).

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Wool ready for skirting
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Shearing Day 2011
The gals are getting pretty wooly out there and by April will be pleased as punch to take off their winter sweaters and won't complain about losing a few (8-10) pounds either! Don't they look oh-so fashionable?

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Bridget and her ewe lambs 
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The teenagers looking cheeky after their first haircut
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