An try to interrupt the Irish sheep shearing file will happen in Co. Antrim subsequent week.

Tom Perry, knowledgeable sheep shearer and farmer from Strabane, Co. Tyrone, will try to interrupt the ‘Irish 9-hour Solo Lamb Shearing Document’ on the farm of Norma Hoy, Rickamore Brae, Templepatrick, Co. Antrim on Saturday, July 29.

The Fermanagh native, Stanley Allingham presently holds the file, which was set in 2019, in Co. Cavan.

Stanley shore a complete of 708 lambs in 9 hours, breaking the earlier file of 669 that was set in 2017 by Mark McGeown of Co. Louth.

Sheep shearing file try

So as to beat the file set by Stanley, Tom should shear a lamb each 45 seconds, throughout the gruelling 9 hours.

Tom has been in coaching since final August, to make sure that he’s in peak bodily situation to endure the calls for of the duty.

Tom Perry

The day begins at 5:00a.m and finishes at 5:00p.m and consists of 5 ‘runs’. The primary of which is 2 hours in size, whereas the remaining runs final one hour and 45 minutes every. 

Tom has mentioned that to even take into account this aspirational achievement, a whole lot of planning and organising has taken place.

He mentioned it could not have been attainable with out the beneficiant donations of sponsors, the principle ones being Heiniger, Ulster Wool and Jackson’s of Ballynure.

All proceeds will probably be donated to Rural Assist, an agriculturally-minded charity, primarily based in Northern Eire.

They supply neutral steerage for farmers and farm households in assist of their farm enterprise and their private wellbeing.

The file try will probably be dwell streamed, hyperlinks for which will probably be shared on Fb and Instagram platforms on the day; and most people are additionally welcome to attend.

Agriland may even attend the occasion to witness if the sheep shearing file will probably be damaged.