Sheep Shearing

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Andrew, our friend the shepherd came to shear our sheep. It is a very skilled job and he is very good at it. First he did the lambs from last year

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We found out that one of the yearlings had had fly strike, but it had been stopped when I put the medicine on. It doesn’t look very nice but she is healing fine. I am going to treat them all in early April next year to prevent this. We haven’t had this much trouble before with it, but maybe the weather was different – the mild winter?

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Then he came back and did the ewes

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His dog Kite watched attentively

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and my tough working sheepdog Kainaat? Well he was being a campsite dog …. which is an equally important job you know …. it isn’t all sheep work here.

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