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    shearerlad reacted to z.man's post in the thread Shearing 2022 with Thank You Thank You.
    Tidy 👍
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    shearerlad reacted to Muddyroads's post in the thread Shearing 2022 with Haha Haha.
    Faces that only a mother could love!
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    shearerlad replied to the thread Shearing 2022.
    Day 2 of the season 73 pedigree beltex
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    shearerlad reacted to tepapa's post in the thread Grinding paper glue with Like Like.
    Only tips I blue are cutters for other people that they've had since the seventies or eighties of spurious makes/designs that have long...
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    shearerlad replied to the thread Grinding paper glue.
    No it will not. End of discussion You need to either - less pressure applied through pendulum - less swipes across the paper - change...
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    shearerlad reacted to Dave6170's post in the thread Scanning scam with Like Like.
    The scanning and shearing bills are the easiest ones to pay all year.!
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    shearerlad reacted to tepapa's post in the thread Scanning scam with Like Like.
    Typical farmer response. Don't realise what things cost in the real world out side of the farm and feel hard done by if next door gets...
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    shearerlad reacted to Sharpy's post in the thread Black Cheviots? with Like Like.
    Makes perfect sense to me, business is business! Its £100 callout for any other skilled tradesman with his own tools. Just wondering...
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    shearerlad replied to the thread Black Cheviots?.
    @Sharpy the biggest flock of VBN that I do is 5 sheep, they are bigger than most tups, wool everywhere and just plain awkward. Folk are...
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    shearerlad reacted to Nithsdale Farmer's post in the thread Black Cheviots? with Like Like.
    No, the wool is exceptionally good! If wool ever got back to the values it should really be at.... everyone would be putting a bit of...
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    shearerlad replied to the thread Black Cheviots?.
    VBN wool is actually very valuable, it’s the sheep under the wool that is far from commercially viable. I charge £20 to shear them and...
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    shearerlad reacted to Anymulewilldo's post in the thread Black Cheviots? with Love Love.
    Corrected that for you... They look like sick masham when sheared and make Zwartbles look like meat sheep of the year!
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    shearerlad replied to the thread Black Cheviots?.
    valais blacknose are worth more than a texel but doesn’t mean they are large scale commercially viable
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    No this is not the case. If the animal cannot be properly and effectively treated by the farmer then the vet just be called, or the...
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    shearerlad replied to the thread Black Cheviots?.
    Yes that is correct to a certain extent Any black must be called and the rousie picks it out, and it’s thrown in the bin or down the...
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