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Beginner & Intermediate Sheep Shearing School Minnesota

April 27 - April 29


Hutchinson, Minnesota

3 Day Intensive Program

What you will learn:Sheep Shearing

  • Shearing Pattern
  • Tips on Sheep Handling
  • How to Prepare Shearing Gear & Equipment
  • Exercises to Prepare Body
  • Comb Experting & Grinding
  • Special Techniques to Use for Different Breeds

Notes: Your own equipment is needed. Please call Doug at 320-583-7281 if you need information on what kind of equipment and where to get it.

Noon meal provided in cost.


The school will be instructed by Doug Rathke of Minnesota.  Rathke is one of the top shearers in the United States and has had extensive training from the New Zealand Wools.  Rathke is skilled at both machine and blade shearing.

If you are unable to attend the shearing school, but are still interested in learning more about sheep shearing an instructional DVD is available. This 90-minute “how-to” DVD is filled with useful tips and information on shearing.  The cost of the DVD is $44.95 and may be obtained HERE.

To register for the shearing school or to purchase the DVD send your name, mailing address, phone number, email address and a check or money order in US funds made payable to Doug Rathke and mail to Doug Rathke, 61231 Hwy 7 W, Hutchinson, MN 55350. www.LambShoppe.com. Call 320-587-6094 if you have any questions.


Sheep Shearing School Registration - April MN

    If paying by check, please make check payable to: The Lamb Shoppe. Mail to: The Lamb Shoppe, 61231 Hwy 7 W, Hutchinson, MN 55350.


April 27
April 29


National Sheep Shearing Accademy


The Lamb Shoppe & Wellness Center
61231 MN Hwy 7 W
Hutchinson, MN 55350 United States
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