The Covid-19 pandemic made it difficult for overseas shearers to help with the 2020 season. The NAAC worked hard to bring in those shearers willing and able to travel, to fill the shortage of shearers with UK operators and to ensure that the flock got shorn to a high standard, whilst protecting animal welfare.
The NEW Covid-19 Shearing Checklist is available here to ensure that shearers, wool handlers and farmers in the UK work in partnership to keep everyone operating at safe distances, with practical measures being put in place to allow shearing to continue whilst protecting everyone’s safety.
In addition, we must be certain that that high standards of animal welfare are maintained.
Do you need a shearer?
The NAAC holds a register of shearers. If you still need help with shearing p