The Art of Sheep Shearing

Let a professional show you how to

shear a herd of sheep in Scotland

close up shot of sheared sheep in a field
What to expect
The Haugh Farm’s friendly team – Graeme and Laura – will share their farming knowledge and show you first-hand the highly skilled profession of clipping sheep. You have the opportunity to witness all aspects of shearing. From clipping technique to rolling wool. Also learn how The Haugh Farm plays a healthy part in creating a thriving living-landscape in the Speyside area.

Things to bring
Mud and changeable weather is guaranteed, so don’t forget:
Waterproof coat
Long-sleeved top
Warm clothes
Wellie boots
Waterproof trousers
Sun protection

little brother lying on grass smiling
Keep in mind that sheep are sensitive to noise and disturbance. For this reason, all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Graeme and Lexie herding Black-Faced Sheep in Winter, The Haugh Farm
Don’t worry, we won’t ask you to herd the sheep before shearing. Our friend, Lexie the Collie, will be happy to do all the leg work for you. Watch the video below to see her in action!

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