Shearing News

Canadian Shearing in Australia

Written by CCWG Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Allison Preston, daughter of Paul & Viola Preston from Vauxhall, Alberta and grand daughter of Grant & the late Edith Preston from Dundalk, Ontario is currently shearing in Australia.

Recently she competed at the Culcairn Shearing & Wool Handling Competition, placing 1st in the Novice Division.

She also competed in the Walbundrie Strong Wool Shearing Competition and placed 2nd in the Novice Division.

(Allison Preston – on left in both pictures)

 

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Holstein Agro Expo 2018

Written by CCWG Friday, July 6, 2018

Holstein Agro Expo 

Sheep Shearing Competition July 6-7, 2018

www.holsteinagroexpo.com

7th Annual Eastern Canadian Sheep Shearing Competition

7th Annual Eastern Canadian Sheep Shearing Competition

Left to right:
Don Metheral, Don Lewis, Jerry Kelleher, Sam Sloan, John Kuepfer

 

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2018 Beginner Sheep Shearing Course in Ontario

Written by CCWG Friday, March 2, 2018

Sept 25 to 27, 2018 - space is limited to 6 participants

For more info please contact Peter Kudelka or visit OSMA website

Registration required: $200 cheque payable to Peter Kudelka

Requirements: please advise left or right handed and any food issues

519-348-4266  Cell: 519-274-2050

peter_kudelka@sympatico.ca 

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3rd Annual Sheep Shearing Course in AB

Written by CCWG Friday, March 2, 2018

“3rd Annual Sheep Shearing Course” scheduled for March 23 & 24 of this year.  It runs 8:00 am to 5:00 pm each day.  It is taught by Shawn Fajnor at J & M Farms just outside of Lethbridge, AB. 

Shaun will teach you how to shear your own sheep. 

The cost is $275.00 + GST.  You will need to register and send in the non-refundable deposit to save your spot as they can only accommodate 14 students maximum. 

Snacks and lunch will be provided for the 2 days.

To register, please contact:
jmfarms@look.ca and mention “Sheep Shearing School” in the subject line of your email.
You may also contact Jim or Margaret Oosterhof by phone: 403-317-0330.

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