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Shepherd Job. The Golden Fleece of Stavropol

Stavropol Krai is an agricultural region. Sheep breeding is of special pride there. This is where every third pedigree farm occupied with sheep breeding is located. Various kinds of sheep are bred there. For example a manych merino sheep. They specialize in breeding this kind in Apanasenkovsky region. As soon as the weather is warm and fresh grass appears, a flock of sheep is sent to grass. These animals are active and capable of great endurance. They can pass 30 kilometers for a day. Shepherd has nothing to do but to follow them. This is a very hard job. A dog is the best assistant. It knows both where to push a flock and urge dropping behind animals on. The presenter Igor Vukolov learnt to shear sheep, as well as got to know how many suits could be made out of a merinos fleece.

Director Sergey Ermolenko

Presenter Igor' Vukolov

Year 2010

Duration 00:23:20

Director Sergey Ermolenko

Presenter Igor' Vukolov

Stavropol Krai is an agricultural region. Sheep breeding is of special pride there. This is where every third pedigree farm occupied with sheep breeding is located. Various kinds of sheep are bred there. For example a manych merino sheep. They specialize in breeding this kind in Apanasenkovsky region. As soon as the weather is warm and fresh grass appears, a flock of sheep is sent to grass. These animals are active and capable of great endurance. They can pass 30 kilometers for a day. Shepherd has nothing to do but to follow them. This is a very hard job. A dog is the best assistant. It knows both where to push a flock and urge dropping behind animals on. The presenter Igor Vukolov learnt to shear sheep, as well as got to know how many suits could be made out of a merinos fleece.

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