Shearing 2023

Saturday was the annual sheep shearing at Rising Meadow Farm in Grays Chapel, North Carolina. World class blade shearer Kevin Ford was down to shear as he has for the last 20-30 years. The day was somewhat bittersweet as farmers Ann and Ron Fay are phasing out their sheep flock, so this may be the last time for the event, at least for a while.

(Photographs copyright 2023 by Dan Routh)