Farm bred sheep do need to be shorn, they do not shed their wool naturally.
Meet Shrek , a Merino wether who avoided the shearing roundup for 6yrs by hiding in caves
- was the only one of 17,000 sheep that avoided being shorn
- when discovered had 27kgs of wool, this will make enough suits for 20 men
<span 1.3;"="">- became a celebrity at 10yrs old, died at 17yrs old, average life of farm sheep is 6yrs