Inside the wool industry and the ‘EasyCare’ sheep breed
16th July 2020
Shearing, fattening Japanese Shrimps, and why sleeping under a wool duvet is good for your health! It’s all here in episode 2 of, ‘Out the Gap’.
We get behind the scenes in the international wool export industry and meet the Dooley family who have been steeped in the industry for over fifty years.
We also meet William Hutchinson, a Kilkenny farmer who is developing a sustainable farming system using a wool-shedding EasyCareTM sheep breed.
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About Out The Gap
My name is Noel Clancy. I’m a sheep and beef farmer based in South County Tipperary in Ireland. I recently started a podcast called, ‘Out the Gap’.
The content is rural issues and agricultural stories recorded live on site and in person with people in their own environment rather than over an internet call or video link.
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Noel also runs and organises the @IrelandsFarmers Twitter account which has more than 30,000 followers.
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