Northern Michigan Lamb and Wool Festival

   The Friendliest Little Fiber Festival Around


These TWO events held OFF- SITE at a local farm - NOT at fairgrounds

Sheep Shearing School: Friday, September 27from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Instructors will teach the sheep shearing pattern, discuss animal and wool handling techniques and more. The $125 registration fee covers your copy of a national sheep shearing manual and lunch. 

Register through this website in the "classes" tab above.

Location:      783 E. Ogemaw Center Road, West Branch, Michigan 48661

Contact:       Jim Bristol: 989-685-3045 or [email protected]

Fall Field Day: Satuday, September 28 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Speakers: Michigan State University's Small Ruminant Specialist and a representative of Byron Seeds LLC will present

Topics include:

  • Grazing and sheep economics
  • Maximizing pasture seeding mixes
  • Fencing
  • Tour (1) local grazing management area
  • Lunch will be served, so please RSVP before September 25

                                     Location: 783 E. Ogemaw Center Road, West Branch, Michigan 48661

Please RSVP by phone by September 25th    Contact: Jim Bristol: 989-685-3045 or [email protected]