NO SHEARING WITH SELF-SHEDDING SHEEP

SUSAN STRONGMAN

Work smarter, not harder is Hans Michel’s motto. And the Tarata farmer and his wife Stephanie might just be onto something – their mob of 450 sheep shed their own wool. Self-shedding wiltshire sheep begin losing their wool in November and the Michels say by Christmas they are usually completely bare. But the husband and wife say people wanting to take a shearing shortcut need to take heed, because not all wiltshire sheep are self-shedding.

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