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2013 Sheep Shearing Schools

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Peopple shearing sheepA blade shearing school is planned for April 5 & 6 at Shaker Village, 707 Shaker Road in New Gloucester, Maine. Participants will be shearing a flock of Romney sheep. The instructor for this hands-on school is renowned blade shearer, Kevin Ford of Massachusetts. The cost of the school is $85 per person and includes reference materials and lunch.

Also, two beginner level shearing schools planned for spring 2013: Saturday, April 20, 2012 in Freeport, Maine and Saturday, May 4, 2013 Littleton, Maine.

For more information about all three schools or to register, visit http://umaine.edu/cumberland/programs/agriculture/sheep-shearing-school/.