Choosing the best set of sheep shears for use around the farm or at the fair is important. After all, it will be one of the larger investments you make on sheep grooming equipment & supplies. To help you choose the best sheep shearing clippers to suit your needs we've assembled this list of what we consider the 5 best options for electric sheep shears on the market today. We take into account performance, price and durability.
Best Spinning Wheel for Beginner & First Time Spinners
If you're considering getting started with hand-spinning or are looking for the perfect gift for a first-time hand-spinner, then this list of the 4 best spinning wheels for beginners will be just what you're looking for.
In this article we list 4 excellent beginner spinning wheels which are easy to learn on, durable, high-quality, and come from trusted manufacturers.
There are a number of choices when it comes to spinning wheels, but these four models are ones which beginners have been learning to spin on for years and in our view you can't go wrong with any of these spinning wheel options.
Best Sheep Scales for Weighing Lambs & Livestock
One of the most important steps in evaluating and improving your flock management practices is good record keeping.
The right livestock scale can be a sound investment for your sheep farm, allowing you to easily monitor the condition of your flock, record the growth rate of your lambs, and to keep accurate records.
In this article I'll list the 4 most popular types of sheep scales, and share some links to my favorite livestock scales for sale online.
Best Wormer for Sheep: Sheep Drench & Dewormers
If you're searching for the best wormer for sheep, you're not alone. There are so many different sheep drench and dewormer products on the market today, that it can be confusing. Deciding what product to use, when to use it, and what the proper dosage is for worming sheep will be important for any shepherd.
In this article we'll cover:
Drum Carders: Selecting & Using a Wool Drum Carder
If you're a handspinner, or are interested in felting wool then one of the tools you may want to invest in is a drum carder. This simple, table-top device allows fiber artists to use raw, washed, or dyed wool to create beautiful, carded bats of wool that are ready to spin.
Fiber artists love using drum carders, because it is easy to create beautiful bats of wool, or wool blends ... combining unique colors and wool with different natural fibers (silk, alpaca, etc.), to create truly unique wool products.
In this article we'll cover the basics of how to use a drum carder (with a helpful video guide), and we'll also provide links to a few highly reviewed drum carders which are available to purchase online.
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