Wool is the main by-product of sheep,Every year from 5-6 month should cut one time.Fine wool sheep is generally cut once a year,Coarse wool sheep need to cut two times a year,In addition to the spring, 9 ~ 10 month cut again.
Sheep shearing is divided into mechanical hair cut and manual cut,Large and high intensive pasture usually adopts mechanical shearing, fast, save work time;Small sheep field manually shearing is still common.
When shearing manually,we should prepare shearing scissors, grindstone, mat, hemp rope, and iodine before shearing.Breeding farms also should do well in weighing and record.
Shearing safer on an empty stomach,Not shearing sheep grazing, no feeding and drinking,Generally choose windless sunny, shearing time arranged on the morning.
When the shearing,First we should tied the front and hind legs of the left of the sheep with a rope.Make sheep lying to the left,Officers crouched behind the sheep.Begain to shearing from posterior rib to anterior rib,then follow the direction parallel to the cutting of the abdomen and chest hair,then cut the forelegs and hind legs hair.Then cut the other side with the same method.
When Shearing, scissors to flat, close to the sheep's skin,in order to make the hair short and neatly,If you don't neatly cut, don't cut again.Be careful not to cut broken skin in the process of shearing,once cut broken, painted iodine disinfection to prevent infection.