Sheep Shearing School
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Once a year, professional sheep shearers gather at
Shelburne Farms to teach shearer wannabes the tricks of the trade.
With 40 sheep being shorn by novices and pros alike, it is an exciting day around the barnyard and a symphony of bleats ensues from the 80 gamboling lambs and their parents.
The song in the end credits is an Australian folk song:
If I don't shear a tally before I go
My shears and stone in the river I'll throw
And I'll never open Sawbees or take another blow
And prove I'm a ryebuck shearer
In case you missed it, filmmaker/shepherd Jon O'Brien wrote a great article about sheep called On the Lamb.