Sheep shearers http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Sheep shearers travel further, work harder to meet rising demand http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/sheep-shearers-travel-further-work-harder-meet-rising-demand <p>The American sheep industry has exploded in recent years, causing many producers to expand their operations. But more sheep means more people are needed to shear them, and the number of professional shearers has declined over the decades. Wyoming Public Radio&rsquo;s Rebecca Martinez tagged along with a Wyoming-based shearer during a gig in Douglas and filed this report.</p><p> Mon, 26 Mar 2012 19:33:23 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 21653 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Sheep shearers travel further, work harder to meet rising demand