Alpaca Shearer Business Directory

Alpaca Shearers

Alpacas need to be shorn once a year – typically in spring. There are a number of shearers that work around Australia – use this list to find a shearer. If you would like your details listed, please contact the AAA

Servicing Multiple States

Mike Snow

Qld, NSW, VIC, TAS, SA

0418 516 896

can also do vaccinations, worming, toenail trimming and ear tagging.

James Wheeler

Based in SA

Also servicing QLD, NSW, Vic Tas

alpacas@kobler.com.au

0403 972 609

Joe Hofer

Riverina, NSW and North East Victoria

0411 025 833

joe@petlyn.com.au

Glenn Dawson

Perth WA & Orangeville NSW

0488 692 802

glend313@gmail.com

Chris Power

Anywhere in NSW or SA (2020 season)

0438 653 782
powza01@bigpond.com

Doug Baker

Shears alpacas on a Table no minimum, Drench and vacs, toenails no power needed as he has a generator.
Contact moblie 0428863133
Services all Western Sydney suburbs South Coast and Southern NSW

Michael Elkins

Based: Southern Tablelands.        In Qld Aug-Sep.
Services: Mostly between Sydney & Canberra.
Shears alpacas, sheep, goats, llamas.
Does toenails, drench and vaccinations.
Table shearing, has own generator, will have a helper with him.

Mobile: 0408 665 228

mick@elkinsalpacashearing.com.au

NSW

Stephen Auld

STEPHAN AULD             0428 491 963                              shearpower2ewe@yahoo.com.au

Mobile units covering from South Coast to Muswellbrook and west to Orange. Shears sheep, goats etc.

All husbandry.
Minimum: 1 animal

Website: shearpower2ewe.com

DOUG BAKER

0428 863 133

dougsshearing@gmail.com

Based: Harden. Services: All Western Sydney suburbs, South Coast and southern NSW.

Shears on a table. No minimum number.

Does drench, vacs and toenails. Has own generator

Michael Clout

0428 771 141

mjcloutrural@yahoo.com.au
Based in Dubbo. Services: Hunter, Hawkesbury, Central Coast, Dubbo, Mudgee, Bathurst, Greater Sydney down to Picton.
Sheep, goats, llamas. Toenails incl, vaccinations $5 per animal.

Glen Dawson

0488 692 802                              glend313@gmail.com
Contact by email or text.
Based: Orangeville       Services: All Sydney, Mittagong, Richmond.
Minimum number: 1-2  Message/email for rates.
Shears: alpacas, sheep, goats, llamas
Does toenails and vaccinations.
Table or floor (for smaller lots)
Has a roustabout.

John Dawson

0436 806 857                              johnbdawson17@gmail.com
Contact via mobile or email.
Based: Orangeville, Wagga Wagga
Services: Sydney, Coast & Highland and Riverina
Minimum number: 2           Shears on the floor
Does toenails and vaccinations.

JAMES DIXON

0403 402 114                              bravoshear@bigpond.com
Preferred contact by email.
Based in Dapto

Services: Illawarra, South Coast, Southern Highlands, Southern Tablelands, Snowy-Monaro, Riverina, Blue Mountains.
Will shear up to 5 sheep or goats. Ask about llamas.
Shears on the floor, needs power. Does toenails.

Ian Elkins

0417 496 815                              elko6322@hotmail.com
Call or TEXT to mobile
Based: Southern Tablelands.
Does toenails, vaccinations.
Has own generator and roustabout.

Brian Hughes

No Mobile     6343 7143 (leave message)           No email.
Based: Grenfell       Services: Cowra/Young/Forbes/West Wyalong
Shears: alpacas, sheep, goats & llamas
Does toenails
Shears on a table, needs access to power
Will need one or two assistants to help handle and lift animals.

MICHAEL ELKINS  

0408 665 228                    mick@elkinsalpacashearing.com.au
Based: Southern Tablelands.       In Qld Aug-Sep.
Services: Mostly between Sydney & Canberra.
Shears alpacas, sheep, goats, llamas

Does toenails, drench and vaccinations.
Table shearing, has own generator, will have a helper with him.

JOE HOFER

0411 025 833          02 6026 3835          joe@petlyn.com.au
Contact by any of above.
Based: Jindera (near Albury)        Services: Most areas of Southern NSW & Northern Vic if numbers justify travel.
Will shear 1 if in the area.
Shear llamas and very small numbers of sheep or goats.

Toenails, Vaccinations & drench are included for small numbers.Larger numbers by negotiation.
Roustabout can be arranged.

Bernie McInerney

02 4821 6298                  No email.
Based: Goulburn     Services: Tumut, Hunter Valley,
Northern NSW, Tamworth areas
Minimum: 1   Shears sheep, goats and llamas
Does toenails & vaccinations if the client has vaccine.
Shears on table, needs access to power.

Alastair McLaren

0488 728 632                    mclarenangus@live.com.au

Facebook:      www.facebook.com/mclarensofhawkesbury/   
McLarens of Hawkesbury Shearing & Rural Services
Based: Hawkesbury           Services: Sydney, Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Putty, Camden, Hawkesbury
Minimum number: 1           Shear: Alpacas, llamas, sheep.
Does toenails & vaccinations
Shears on the floor. Ask if you need a roustabout.

 

Chris Power

0438 653 782                              powza01@bigpond.com
Based: Bathurst & Central Coast.
Covers: Most of NSW. (in SA in October)
Minimum: Will do small numbers, people contact in July/August so he can set up a run in a particular area.
Prefers to shear only alpacas & llamas.
Toenails. Vaccinations if vaccines provided.
Has an animal handler with him

SHAUN McFADYEN 

0405 535 758                    shaun.shearer58@gmail.com 
Contact: refer Text or email but happy to talk to someone. Facebook page: Shorn by Shaun.
Based: Mudgee       Services: Hunter Valley/ Newcastle,
Central Coast, Sydney, Central West, Canberra. Will travel anywhere in NSW for large numbers. Will do small numbers.
Will shear llamas. Does toenails.
Has roustabout if numbers over 10.

Drew Shearman

0427 924 493                    enquiries@shearmanlivestock.com.au
Text to mobile preferred.
Based: Glen Oak (25ks north of Newcastle)
Services: Newcastle, Central Coast, Hunter Valley & Mid North Coast regularly. Mudgee occasionally. Annual run to Toowoomba.
Prefer to do smaller lots (less than a 100). Will do 1 animal.
Shears sheep, goats and llamas.
Does toenails, vaccinations. Will worm drench if required.
Shears on a table. Doesn’t have a roustabout.
Preferred method of contact:

Carries own plant consisting of both battery and electric gear and all the equipment to shear, drench, vaccinate, crutch and trim hooves.  Will travel for any number of animals and don’t mind shearing single animals or small mobs.

Cath Lukin

0400 076 432
Based: Braidwood   Covers: Braidwood, NSW South coast, Monaro
Alpacas only, minimum of 1.
Prices vary dependant on a number of factors, please enquire.
Does toenails, vaccinations, drench & AD&E (if required).
Also provides year round service for 5-in-1, toenails etc

Simon Warner

East Guyong near Millthorpe. Serving the Central West

0429 687 229

02 6368 7229

lilactime2@activ8.net.au

Does small numbers, mainly alpacas.
Will do toenails, vaccinations & drench

 

 

SEAN TIMMONY 

0417 272 937                                             DunbarsRunAlpacas@gmail.com
Contact by TEXT message to mobile.
Based: Hawkesbury. Covers: Hawkesbury, Blue Mountains, Penrith, Mulgoa/Camden/Picton/Werombi area, Hills District, other areas on application. Minimum number: 2 Shears on the floor.
Has a roustabout. Does toenails and vaccinations.

 

Ken Wray

0407 050 252          4841 1818     ken-wray@bigpond.com
Website:                 www.alpacacarensw.com
Based: Marulan            Services: Southern Tablelands, Southern Highlands, Western Sydney, South Coast (Northern end).
Minimum number: 1   Maximum number: 30              Will shear llamas.
Toenails, vaccinations included. Drenching if required.
Specialises in small numbers, particularly pets and guards.
Does husbandry work outside shearing period.
Happy to give advice to owners unfamiliar with alpacas.

 

Richard Wirth

0418 972 233                              richard@incamonalpacas.com.au
Laggan                    Services: Anywhere in NSW
Shears alpacas & llamas. Minimum number: 1
Supplies own plant consisting of electric gear, generator, and all the equipment to shear, drench, vaccinate, and pedicure. Shear on a table or on the ground.

South Australia

Chris Williams

chris@ambersunalpacas.com

0417 826 762

Andrew Chapman

Salter Springs
08 8528 6165

Brian Gursansky

Rosedale
08 8524 9093

Frank Jacobs and Ruth Richmond

Mount Barker
08 8536 4819
0400 406 636

Kob Schmaal

0438 755 329

 

No herd too big, or too small. Will travel where needed.

Matt Williams

0417 600 640

Mitchell Williams

SA based

0475 076 385

Rob Phillips

08 8572 3023

Greg Toholke

SA and  cover Mid north, Yorke Peninsula, Adelaide Plains, Barossa, Hills, Fleurieu Peninsula, Bordertown  and beyond.

Fully self sufficient, shear on a table, have rousey,  generator and full plant.

Specialize in  small mobs 1 to 30 or so.

Dont shear goats or sheep but can do llamas.

Extras include toenails, teeth, vacs .

Can be contacted by

Mobile or text: 0429 842 388

Email: gtoholke@hotmail.com

 

Victoria

John Butterworth

South West Victoria, near Colac and he shears throughout this region; and across to the SE of South Australia. He also provides services around Melb rural areas.

John provides all services including shearing, toe clipping,  vaccinations, drenches, nutrition advice.

0448 673 833

Shane Carey

Ballarat

0409 270 381

Eddie Dunham

03 5261 3714

Hayden Farman

Bendigo

0428 844 009

All services available including inoculations, drench, toenails. Supply own shearing platforms.
hvfarman@bigpond.com

David Pratt

Horsham

0427 950 262

Shearing and maintenance services including toe nails (if and when needed), vaccinations and will drench if requested.  Shear on a table and will travel to you for one or two animals or larger amounts for one person and will also work runs to suit an area/multiple farms in close proximity.

Rick Jakobi

Lakes Entrance

0437 749 720

bungalook@bigpond.com

Shane Winslet

Mildura to Albury, Melbourne, Ballarat, Nhill

Can do toes (if and when needed), vaccinations, drenches, and skirt fleeces. Shears small mobs of ones and twos to large mobs and work runs to suit that area.

0438 944 933
hollyjoshane@hotmail.com

Charlie Kat

0427 201 192

Richard Lawrence

0409 921 473

Peter McDavitt

03 5147 2444

Baa Baa Buzz Cuts Alpaca and Sheep Shearing services
Baa Baa Buzz Cuts Alpaca and Sheep Shearing services
Alpaca and small mob shearing services. Servicing areas around North Central Victoria.
Specializing in alpaca shearing and mobs under 5 sheep. Includes full clip, toe trim, drench vax and vitamin shots if necessary Additional call out/setup fee applied to each mob
Holly
0459858685
Tim Purcell

0418 320 655

Rob Moncur

Mirboo North

0417 590 206

Rod Sales

Heathcote & Gisborne

03 5433 3789

Shane Dunn

Victoria

0448 291 074

John Tully

Woodend

0407 564007

Mikhaila Rollinson Lazarus

Phone number: 0431039719

Location – Gippsland

Locations serviced – all of Victoria

No minimum number to shear

travel cost per –  $70 travel and set up (divided between owners in one area)

floor or table: both (takes table)

roustabout: yes, all girl shearing team

 

Ian Wastle

0428 566997

Gordy Brady

0427 843 525

Keith Kat

Phone: 0428 130 844

email: keithkat64@gmail.com

Web: www.alternativeview.net.au

Does all of Victoria.

Shears alpacas and sheep, uses a table and brings a roustabout.

Does drenching, injections toenails as required.

Tasmania

Toffeemont

all over Tasmania

Toffeemont- 0428 939 979

Southern Shearing

0497 109 720

Greg Edwards

Greg Edwards – travels state wide in Tasmania shearing alpacas,

Greg shears on the ground (freestyle shearing)

No mob too large or too small!

Phone – 0459789905

Western Australia

Travor and Tania Gellat

0428 330 240

allaboutalpacas@bigpond.com

 

Queensland

Bravo Alpaca Shearing

bravoshear@bigpond.com

Steve Mallet

sireline@westnet.com.au

Fraser Morris

0417 005 146

Allan Fitzimmons

07 5437 3089

Liz Allen

0422 946 697

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