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10/5/16 - Tick Tock Tick Tock.... Welcome New in 2016 Vendors!  Recent updates include: FiberFlame kids schedule, Cooking Demos (including a Chopped! star), and the Fiber Arts Demos, and equipment auction details.
NEW this year! 
Tractor Mac! will visit us with his be red tractor reading from his books to the kids. Also herding down from the Great White North is the CORPUS theater troupe to inspire our imaginations as sheep. Don’t forget, the official website is www.sheepandwool.com.
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Saturday, October 15 • 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Breed Talk: Choosing a Breed, Owning Sheep Q & A

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So you have decided that you would love to have some sheep! Owning a flock of sheep has many benefits as well as many challenges.  Whether you plan on having just a few sheep as a hobby or going into a larger flock as a business, many of the considerations are the same. But in both cases it is a responsibility as well. We will discuss the questions that are often asked of shepherds and answer questions from the group. Be prepared to take notes.

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Toni Kellers

Sheep Breed Display: Mini Cheviot, Shepherds Croft Farm
We have represented the American Miniature Cheviot breed here for many years. These small (23"sheared shoulder) sheep are a dual purpose sheep but we breed mainly for fleece quality. Cheviot wool is a medium grade with a 3-4" staple, soft, a has a helical crimp that makes it easy to spin. Their small size makes them easy to handle and even the rams have a good disposition. Come see us in the Breeds Barn, in the Parade of Breeds, and at our... Read More →

Saturday October 15, 2016 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Bldg 28 41.935868, -73.905633

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