Saturday, 20 July 2013
fleece collection day
At last sheep are shorn & fleeces available to collect.First stop Yealand Conyers to collect 6 lovely curly Masham fleeces from Barbara & Joan & then on to Silverdale for a quick snack on the shore (see above) it looked so beautiful as we munched our lunch (cheese & pickle this time & more ginger beer),then into Silverdale to pick up from Martin a mixed lot of North Country Cheviot,Bluefaced Leicester,Jacobs/Texel X & 4 of the 'special ones' Cheviot/Bluefaced Leicester X first clip so these will be beautifully soft! All in all about 50kgs of fleece.Back down the motorway accompied by a very sheepy fragrance!!