A sheep being sheared©Tim Scrivener
Shearing is a specialist skill, and one that takes many years and thousands, if not millions, of sheep to master. For Oxfordshire shearer Stuart Connor, being able to hire a New Zealand shearer to help him during shearing time has been invaluable to his business, which now shears in the region of 20,000 sheep a year. See also: Top shearers share their secrets This will be the tenth season that Stuart has run his own gang, having taken over an […]