I can't say enough about how professional and gentle to the sheep Penny was. The day went smoothly without major incident. It was long and we were all tired, but most of the fleeces came off smoothly with a minimal of second cuts. (Even though I have a couple of sheep who seem to have a spot of very, very dense fleece on their backs - to Penny's credit she didn't say anything until I mentioned it was tough going. Then we both laughed as she admitted some Shetlands were like that and were indeed a pain in the...)
Amanda: "Pssst! Hey, Everyone! Who IS that person who just walked into the barn with that motor and clippers? I think we may be in trouble here. Maybe we should take it on the lamb..."
Skittles was the first one in. He was all the gentleman we have come to know him to be. Penny thought he was awesome!
Colin's turn. You can't see in the photo, but he's gotten way more iset, or frosty, in his fleece this year.