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May 2, 2005

Photos by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent.

John Clouse demonstrates sheep shearing

Beginner farmers attended a sheep shearing training organized by the Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension at Singing Winds Farm in Silk Hope in mid-April. John Clouse of Rock Hill Farm demonstrates proper shearing technique for attentive apprentices Tes Thraves, Heather Lester, Kim Tungate, and Teresa Fischer.

students practice shearing

Tes Thraves, Kim Tungate, Heather Lester, and Jacob Yow take their first shot at shearing after watching John.

John Clouse demonstrates sheep shearing

John Clouse demonstrates for Heather Lester and Jacob Yow.

John Clouse demonstrates sheep shearing

Kim Tungate and Tes Thraves watch John Clouse’s technique.

John helps with sheep shearing

Kim Tungate and Tes Thraves consult with John Clouse.

Amy Archie and ANita Olinga practice their technique.

Amy Archie and Anita Olinga practice their technique.

Tabitha and Sarah Fischer shear a sheep

Sisters Tabitha and Sarah Fischer practice on one of their sheep.

Teresa Fischer shows how to trim hooves.

Teresa Fischer shows how to trim hooves.

Teresa Fischer, owner of Singing Winds Farm in Silk Hope, shows off the fleece sheared from one of her sheep during the training.

Teresa Fischer, owner of Singing Winds Farm in Silk Hope, shows off the fleece sheared from one of her sheep during the training.
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