Shearing Merino

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Shearing Merino requires a high level of skill. Consistently high standards of shearing and clip preparation are extremely important as Merino wool is sold for a premium price.

In this course you’ll learn about:

  • The 11 sections of the shearing pattern and step by step methods and techniques for each individual blow
  • Bottom side and top side blows – when to use and methods
  • How and why to apply good footwork, rythm and timing
  • How to use the left/free hand on the sheep’s skin when shearing
  • Shearing whole process
  • Releasing the sheep
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