Sunday, August 7, 2011

Sheep Shearing Contest

The 75th Anniversary of the Sonoma County Fair is under way.

Today I went to watch the sheep shearing contest. Some of the best shearers in the country, if not in the world, participate in this competition. Here are a few photos:

Getting ready - picking out the sheep to use in the contest
3 shearers working at once

Competition shearer
Blade shearing

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