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Fleece in frame: Taking a look behind the clippers on a sheep farm

Fleece in frame: Taking a look behind the clippers on a sheep farm

Photographer Phil Hossack captures a staple skill for any sheep producer — shearing

Sheep-shearing season has a special historical note on the farm of Wayne and Marie McDonald, just a little north and west of Cartwright in southwestern Manitoba. It is, after all, how they met. Marie McDonald’s family had got into sheep when she was a teenager, leading her to take a job as a sheep shearer and spending