Fri, Mar 31|
Moffat County Fairgrounds - Hog Barn
Colorado Sheep Shearing School
Time & Location
Mar 31, 2023, 8:00 AM – Apr 02, 2023, 5:00 PM
Moffat County Fairgrounds - Hog Barn, 640 E Victory Way, Craig, CO 81625, USA
About the event
This 3-Day Sheep Shearing School provides hands-on, instructed experience in shearing sheep and an introduction to equipment maintenance.
This 3-Day Sheep Shearing School will provide hands-on, instructed experience in shearing sheep using both hand-held electric shearers and professional shearing machines. Instructors will also cover shearing trouble-shooting and the basics of equipment overview, maintenance and repair. Shearing equipment will be provided and available for use, and participants are encouraged to bring their own equipment if they have it.
Instructors Doug Rathke and Anthony Steinfeld have a combined 70+ years of shearing experience and they have educated THOUSANDS of shearers, presenting many shearing schools together.
Class will be capped at 20 participants to ensure the most beneficial experience. The $300 registration fee covers all instruction, livestock and equipment expenses needed for the class; daily lunches and refreshments are also included. Participants are responsible for all of their own travel, lodging and additional meal expenses.
Thank you to The Colorado Wool Growers Association for helping to sponsor this event!
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Moffat County Extension Office: (970) 826-3402.
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Colorado State University Extension is an equal opportunity provider: https://col.st/0WMJA
Colorado State University does not discriminate on the basis of disability and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations. https://col.st/0WMJA
CSU’s Office of Engagement and Extension ensures meaningful access and equal opportunities to participate to individuals whose first language is not English. https://col.st/0WMJA