Welcome to the Georgia Sheep and Wool Growers' Association!

Home of healthy sheep and successful shepherds  

We are a not-for-profit network of sheep breeders, sheep and wool producers and sheep enthusiasts. Our purpose is to promote healthy sheep and successful, well-informed shepherds.

Join us to:

  • Learn and share information about sheep and sheep products (meat, wool, dairy, grazing services, etc.)
  • Network with sheep producers and breeders plus affiliated businesses (feed and farm suppliers, veterinary and farm services, fiber artists, farm dogs)
  • Explore resources and opportunities to increase sheep health, profitability and public awareness
  • Promote healthy sheep and successful shepherds in Georgia and beyond

Ready to join the Georgia Sheep flock? 

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Georgia Sheep Events

Shearing Update 05/21/2019

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Ben is currently shearing in Georgia. He has enlisted the assistance of couple of other shearers, too.

IMPORTANT: He will call you before coming out. Be sure to answer to answer the call and/or reply PROMPTLY before he moves on to the next farm. Last year, a few farms had to be rescheduled until weeks later. Why? Their voice mail was not turned on, the message box was full, or they simply failed to call back in a timely manner.

Thank you.

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Other Georgia Sheep members who offer shearing services are also shearing in Georgia. Feel free to contact them directly via the Market Directory

Georgia Sheep members and guests have multiple options for shearing services:

1) Paid members* have access to an experienced shearer. His fees are very reasonable, and his quality is excellent. Dr. Tom Huber (706-769-6721 or 706-614-0826) can help coordinate the shearer and sheep producers’ schedule. This shearer works in multiple states;  we cannot guarantee a shearing date. Many members find the convenience of schedule coordination to be a very valuable service. See the Shearing Survey for more details.

Shearing Survey 2019.pdf

2) Members and guests also have access to the services of three other highly experienced shearers who are members of the Georgia Sheep Association. These Georgia Sheep members are listed on the Georgia Sheep website Market Directory. Simply look up shearing services, and contact them directly. 

*Georgia Sheep and Wool Growers membership is only $35.00 per year for farm or family. Membership includes free or reduced fees for educational sessions, free classified ads, the American Sheep Industry (ASI) magazine and members-only networking and sales opportunities. Pay by check: The Georgia Sheep Association, PO Box 80632, Athens GA 30601 or pay online with PayPal under Join Us (above left)

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"Georgia Sheep and Wool Growers Association" is a 521(a) Farmers Cooperative.
P.O. Box 80632, Athens, GA 30601

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