Jim, the shearer also delivered 500 lbs of wool for me to play with. I skirted just enough to put in the washer. Boy, it looks like a lot of wool! Not to mention that there is probably and additional 125 pounds from shearing today.
Finished off the day with a beer, a nap in the hammock swing and a horror movie.
I wanted to take photos of shearing but I was too busy worming the sheep and stuffing fleeces in bags.
Making good use of the skirting table I made
Here's the bags of wool from shearing today; not a very exciting photo, I know
This is what 500 lbs of raw wool looks like. These bags are about 5 foot long.