Photos: In Otter Tail County barn, sheep shearing takes center stage


Sheep shearing at Northcroft Farm
1 Sheep shearing at Northcroft Farm 
Trimming a sheep's hoof
2 Trimming a sheep's hoof 
Sheep awaiting shearing
3 Sheep awaiting shearing 
A fleece
4 A fleece 
Working to remove unwanted bits from a fleece
5 Working to remove unwanted bits from a fleece 
Sustenance for volunteers
6 Sustenance for volunteers 
Tom Reinhart works to move a few ewes.
7 Tom Reinhart works to move a few ewes. 
Shearing a sheep at Northcroft Farm
8 Shearing a sheep at Northcroft Farm 
Budd Andrews, left, and Tom Reinhart
9 Budd Andrews, left, and Tom Reinhart 
A sheep shearer's tool
10 A sheep shearer's tool 
Picking unwanted material out of a fleece
11 Picking unwanted material out of a fleece 
Tom Reinhart shears a sheep.
12 Tom Reinhart shears a sheep. 
A fleece rests on the skirting table.
13 A fleece rests on the skirting table. 
Working the skirting table at Northcroft Farm
14 Working the skirting table at Northcroft Farm 
Combs and cutters
15 Combs and cutters 
A newly shorn ewe
16 A newly shorn ewe