maandag 2 mei 2011

Something quiet

After our hectic day in Amsterdam yesterday we were at the city-estate "the Kemphaan" in Almere at  a little spring-fair and I saw for the first time a sheep been shaved so close. It looks not so comfortable for the poor one, but she was pretty calm and lost a lot of warm hair. 

7 opmerkingen:

  1. Ha !! I have seen this many time in my younger days.. it looks awful but in fact the sheep like it , I think... they lose a heavy burden ...

  2. It is also a backbreaking job for the shearer. Great capture of the event.

  3. I watched someone doing this one time. Nice pictures!

  4. diana b,
    Thanks for the right word "shearer", in dutch we use the same word for man shaving and sheep.
    I could see the sheep liked it, she was very calm afterwards.

  5. I have never seen this done and the first two photos scared me for a moment. I do love the wool sweaters and no one has to "give their all" to produce them... Great story


  6. oooh, what a nice photos!!
    i had lunch outside today, for the first time of the year... jeeejj! but its still not perfectly warm... :)

  7. I've seen this done before, it always looks so awkward for the poor guys! The photos below look fun too!