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2023 Sheep Shearing School
Twining Pastures
3701 Old River Road
Ukiah, CA 95482-3765
Contact: Michelle Stout or John Harper
Sponsor: UCCE Mendocino Livestock & Natural Resourse

This year’s Sheep Shearing School has been reschedule to April 10-14, 2023. Class on Monday, April 10th runs from 9am - 5pm. Class on Tuesday-Friday, April 11th-14th runs from 8am – 5pm.

Gary Vorderbruggen, Chris Cornett, and Matt Gilbert will be the sheep shearing instructors. We will again be using the sheep barn at the Twining Pastures, Ukiah CA. If you visit this web page you can get useful information about the class, directions to the Twining Pastures and local places to stay. http://cemendocino.ucanr.edu/Sheep_Shearing_School_/

The course fee is $850 which covers the instructor fee, ASI Workbook/DVD is provided by American Sheep Industry Association. All shearing equipment will be provided for the training.
Persons 15 thru 17 will need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Due to various constraints, we will only be offering the class for 1 week again this year.
Registration opens February 16th at 7:30pm PST and will be closing on April 4th at midnight. Here is the link to register for a class.

SHEEP SHEARING…. https://surveys.ucanr.edu/survey.cfm?surveynumber=40112

Also, the payment portion does not work with smart phones or an iPad.

Good luck, as the classes fill up extremely fast.