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Sheep to the butcher
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Dennis    Posted 09-12-2002 at 17:44:04       [Reply]  [Send Email]
ARGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH,
here we go again. The boss (EI) asys it's time
for the two sheep to go to the butcher also.
Question?

Before I take them should I have them shorn?
What do ya'll do?

Thanks


Tammy-E TX    Posted 09-12-2002 at 20:46:29       [Reply]  [No Email]
The Sheep too! poor critters they were just so CUTE!!! I tell you this killing must stop..LOL See now you know what DJ has to go through when it is killing time. No wonder my dad always told me he sold my critters.
Tammy


Larry SD    Posted 09-12-2002 at 20:35:37       [Reply]  [No Email]
I shear them......It makes it easier to skin the sheep and to keep the wool off the meat..(don't need them kinky hairs in the food ya know)


DeadCarp - uh oh    Posted 09-12-2002 at 18:44:06       [Reply]  [No Email]
First the hogs, now the sheep huh? I'd be careful where i dozed off, Dennis! Might wake up on the scales somewhere! lol


Fawteen...Depends    Posted 09-12-2002 at 18:13:09       [Reply]  [No Email]
If ya want the wool, or can sell it, go ahead and shear 'em. The butcher ain't gonna care one way or the other.

When I send my lambs off, I don't bother as there's very little market for the wool around here. If one has a particularly nice pelt, I'll ask him to save the hide and I send it off to have it tanned. Got some beauties over the last few years. Got a black one the wife wants to have done this year.



Pigster    Posted 09-12-2002 at 19:43:40       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Have been looking for a place that would tan sheepskins for sometime. Any info you could send or post would be appreciated.


Kat in NJ    Posted 09-13-2002 at 07:26:21       [Reply]  [No Email]
Don't know where you're located, but I know folks who have used the Bucks County Tannery in Pennsylvania and approve of it. Their phone is 215-536-6614.

Kat in NJ (who has been trying to post to this board since Monday without any luck!!! Keeps tellin' me that it won't accept my classified ad!?!?!?!?!)


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