Free Shepherd Seminar – Adding Value To Wool with Emily Chamelin
Emily will discuss small steps that can make a big difference in adding value to your fleeces. She will talk about steps to take during shearing to increase value, ideas for maintaining clip cleanliness throughout the year, and understanding your customer and the end product options. Commercial prices are at an all-time low and finding ways to market even a few fleeces at a premium price will help immensely with the profit margins on your operation.
Emily Chamelin is a professional sheep shearer and flock owner operating in the Mid-Atlantic region. She has 20 years of shearing and wool marketing experience and has sheared sheep all over the United States and abroad. Through her travels she has handled many different breeds of sheep and learned about many different types of wool and fiber and the uses for all of the varieties.