Friday, March 13, 2015

Just in from Gem County


Shearing season underway 

Emmett--Sheep Shearing  is underway at the Soulen Sheep Barns on the Payette river near Emmett.  Around seven thousand ewes will be sheared in the next few days yielding around 84,000 pounds of wool.  Hoopes Sheep Shearing Company from Wyoming, with a seven man shear crew and support staff of about six, is doing the work. (Ritter photo)

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