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New Video Explains How to Shear a Sheep and Why It’s Important

The Livestock Conservancy has released a 12-minute video, How to Shear Sheep & Why It’s Important. The film showcases the beautiful dance between sheep and shearer, the importance of sheep shearing to the health and well-being of sheep, and the impact that Slow Fashion and local wool have on the economy and local community. The video offers an opportunity to learn tips on the best way to shear humanely, including preparing sheep for shearing and best tools for the job; understand why shearing is important for the health of the sheep; watch the art of humane sheep shearing; and discover how you can support a sustainable industry and help save rare sheep breeds from extinction.