Tasmania - Sheep Shearing Story - Part 3

by Andrea June. 03, 2007 4604 views

Ok, we may be tough but we are camera shy…

Not like us…

…most of the time.

superfine merino - the best sheep wool in the world.

A wool bale is a beautiful thing.

Somewhat the worse after the experience.

Its not fun for the Big Daddies either.

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Kalabancoro 9 years ago

2# and 6# are great!!!

9 years ago Edited
Christine 9 years, 11 months ago

Oh Poor things ! They look all naked !
Very nice serie. Love it

9 years, 11 months ago Edited
Peter 9 years, 11 months ago

The photos (and the captions) tell a good story.

9 years, 11 months ago Edited
Jendayee 9 years, 11 months ago

Great set ! and beautiful shot # 2 !
but I feel sorry for them when I see that sometimes they get cut...

9 years, 11 months ago Edited
Larni 9 years, 11 months ago

Nice set. and damn i love my lamb, uggs that is.....looks sideways*

9 years, 11 months ago Edited
Andrea 9 years, 12 months ago

Actually Maxine, i used to worry about them getting cold too. Once i came upon this sheep that hadn't been shorn for a very long time. There was a story about one found in New Zealand also. The wool just keeps growing and growing and can become extremely heavy. So they really do need to be shorn, but perhaps not quite so roughly. But that's about money, as always.

9 years, 12 months ago Edited
Cherax 9 years, 12 months ago

The caption for 2 would have to be
(all together now)
[b]We are all individuals.![/b]

9 years, 12 months ago Edited
Jane 9 years, 12 months ago

they're just great. love how you captured the sheep shearers so naturally.

9 years, 12 months ago Edited
Maxine 9 years, 12 months ago

Nice shots. I hope they're not freezing after having all that wool removed. :)

9 years, 12 months ago Edited
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