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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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Breed Talks [clear filter]
Saturday, October 15
 

10:00am

What makes a Cashmere goat cashmere?
Learn about exactly how a Cashmere goat's fiber became so special.

Saturday October 15, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Bldg 27, Front 41.936218, -73.905638

10:30am

Breed Talk: Wensleydale & Teeswater Sheep, Spinning Art Yarn Demonstration
Exhibitors
avatar for Virginia Scholomiti

Virginia Scholomiti

Sheep Breed Display: Teeswater and Wensleydale, The Yellowfarm
Sheep Breed Display: Teeswater and Wensleydale


Saturday October 15, 2016 10:30am - 11:00am
Bldg 28 41.935868, -73.905633

11:00am

CANCELLED in 2016 - Breed Talk: Black Welsh Mountain, Conservation Breeding
Presenter
avatar for Irene Banning

Irene Banning

Sheep Breed Display: Black Welsh Mountain Sheep, Black Sheep Hill Farm
Sheep Breed Display: Black Welsh Mountain Sheep

Saturday October 15, 2016 11:00am - 11:30am
Bldg 28 41.935868, -73.905633

11:00am

Llama Care, Maintenance & Photo Opportunities!
Saturday October 15, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bldg 27, Front 41.936218, -73.905638

11:30am

Breed Talk: Soay Sheep and Fiber
Presenter
AB

Annie Bourke

Sheep Breed Display: Soay, Cairnomohr Farm
Sheep Breed Display: Soay

Saturday October 15, 2016 11:30am - 12:00pm
Bldg 28 41.935868, -73.905633

12:00pm

Breed Talk: Coopworth Sheep, talk by Susie Wilson
Presenter
Exhibitors
MD

Marianne Dube

Sheep Breed Display: Coopworth, Mountain Vewe Coopworths
Sheep Breed Display: Coopworth


Saturday October 15, 2016 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Bldg 28 41.935868, -73.905633

12:00pm

Alpaca Care, Maintenance & Photo Opportunities!

Saturday October 15, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bldg 27, Front 41.936218, -73.905638

12:30pm

Breed Talk: Master Spinners Program and the versatility of Shetland Sheep
Presenter
JL

Judi Lehrhaupt

Sheep Breed Display: Shetland, Ewe Can Do It Farm
Sheep Breed Display: Shetland

Saturday October 15, 2016 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Bldg 28 41.935868, -73.905633

1:00pm

Breed Talk: Choosing a Breed, Owning Sheep Q & A
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.

Presenter
avatar for Toni Kellers

Toni Kellers

Sheep Breed Display: Mini Cheviot, Shepherds Croft Farm
Sheep Breed Display: Mini Cheviot

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

1:00pm

What is Paco-vicuña?
Saturday October 15, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bldg 27, Front 41.936218, -73.905638

1:30pm

Breed Talk: Leicester Longwool Sheep and Fiber, talk by Keri Boucher
Presenter
avatar for Keri Boucher

Keri Boucher

Sheep Breed Display: Leicester Longwool, Iris Creek Farm
Sheep Breed Display: Leicester Longwool

Exhibitors
avatar for Maple Frost Farm

Maple Frost Farm

Sheep Breed Display: Leicester Longwool, Kim Mastrianni
Sheep Breed Display: Leicester Longwool


Saturday October 15, 2016 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Bldg 28 41.935868, -73.905633

2:00pm

Breed Talk: CVM Romeldale, The Livestock Conservancy
CVM Romeldale breeder Marie Minnich shares her wisdom. Other members of the National Romeldale CVM Conservancy will also be on hand in the Breed Display Barn for you to learn about this type of sheep.

Presenter
avatar for Marie Minnich

Marie Minnich

Sheep Breed Displayr: Romeldale CVM, Marushka Farms
Sheep Breed Displayr: Romeldale CVM

Saturday October 15, 2016 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Bldg 28 41.935868, -73.905633

2:30pm

Breed Talk: Herdwick Sheep Fiber and this new breed in the United States
Saturday October 15, 2016 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Bldg 28 41.935868, -73.905633

4:00pm

What's the Difference between a Llama and an Alpaca?
Presenter
avatar for Spitter's 4H Club

Spitter's 4H Club

Leader, 4-H Spitters Club
We are a 4-H Camelids Club located in Dutchess County, New York comprised of 14 members ranging in ages of 7-17 years old. Our club participates in many activities throughout the year, allowing us to showcase our animals while educating the public about the importance of 4-H. We are... Read More →

Saturday October 15, 2016 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bldg 27, Front 41.936218, -73.905638
 
Sunday, October 16
 

10:00am

What is a Pygora Goat?
Sunday October 16, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Bldg 27, Front 41.936218, -73.905638

10:30am

Breed Talk: Babydoll Southdown Sheep, Raising Sheep as Pets
Presenter
DR

Deb Rendon

Sheep Breed Display: Babydoll Southdowns, Deb Rendon
Sheep Breed Display: Babydoll Southdowns

Sunday October 16, 2016 10:30am - 11:00am
Bldg 28 41.935868, -73.905633

11:00am

Breed Talk: North American Wensleydale, Wensleydale Fiber and Breed Up Program
Presenter
avatar for Jeri Robinson-Lawrence

Jeri Robinson-Lawrence

Sheep Breed Display: Wensleydale, Flying Fibers Co-Owner, Dyer, Knitter, Spinner, Teacher, Shepherd, Flying Fibers
Sheep Breed Display: Wensleydale, Flying Fibers Co-Owner, Dyer, Knitter, Spinner, Teacher, Shepherd

Sunday October 16, 2016 11:00am - 11:30am
Bldg 28 41.935868, -73.905633

11:30am

Breed Talk: Shropshire Sheep, Market Animals & their significance to the sheep industry
Presenter
JR

Jessica Rugar

Sheep Breed Display: Shropshire, No Field Farm
Sheep Breed Display: Shropshire

Sunday October 16, 2016 11:30am - 12:00pm
Bldg 28 41.935868, -73.905633

12:00pm

All About Alpacas
Sunday October 16, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bldg 27, Front 41.936218, -73.905638

1:00pm

Breed Talk: Finn Sheep, Breeding and Meat
Presenter
avatar for Siri Swanson

Siri Swanson

Sheep Breed Display: Finn, Dancing Moon Farm
Sheep Breed Display: Finn

Sunday October 16, 2016 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Bldg 28 41.935868, -73.905633

1:30pm

Breed Talk: Corriedale Sheep, Storytelling and Kids Wet Felting
Presenter
Exhibitors
avatar for Meegan Veeder-Shave

Meegan Veeder-Shave

Sheep Breed Display: Corriedale, Patchwork Pastures
Sheep Breed Display: Corriedale


Sunday October 16, 2016 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Bldg 28 41.935868, -73.905633

2:00pm