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


0418 516 896

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

James Wheeler

Based in SA

Also servicing QLD, NSW, Vic Tas

0403 972 609

Joe Hofer

Riverina, NSW and North East Victoria

0411 025 833

Glenn Dawson

Perth WA & Orangeville NSW

0488 692 802

Chris Power

Anywhere in NSW or SA (2020 season)

0438 653 782

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

Mobile: 0408 665 228


Stephen Auld

STEPHAN AULD             0428 491 963                    

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

All husbandry.
Minimum: 1 animal



0428 863 133

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

Glen Dawson

0488 692 802                    
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 teeth, toenails and vaccinations.
Table or floor (for smaller lots)
Has a roustabout.

John Dawson

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


0403 402 114                    
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 teeth and toenails.

Ian Elkins

0417 496 815                    
Call or TEXT to mobile
Based: Southern Tablelands.
Does toenails, teeth, 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 teeth & toenails
Shears on a table, needs access to power
Will need one or two assistants to help handle and lift animals.


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

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


0411 025 833          02 6026 3835
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. Teeth as required. Larger numbers by negotiation.
Roustabout can be arranged.

Bernie McInerney

0429 668 240                    No email.
Based: Goulburn     Services: Tumut, Hunter Valley,
Northern NSW, Tamworth areas
Minimum: 1   Shears sheep, goats and llamas
Does teeth, toenails & vaccinations if the client has vaccine.
Shears on table, needs access to power.

Alastair McLaren

0488 728 632          

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, not teeth.
Shears on the floor. Ask if you need a roustabout.


Chris Power

0438 653 782                    
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 & teeth if vaccines and grinder provided.
Has an animal handler with him


0405 535 758           
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          
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, teeth, 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, teeth, 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

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




0417 272 937                                   
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 teeth, toenails and vaccinations.


Ken Wray

0407 050 252          4841 1818
Based: Marulan            Services: Southern Tablelands, Southern Highlands, Western Sydney, South Coast (Northern end).
Minimum number: 1   Maximum number: 30              Will shear llamas.
Toenails, teeth 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                    
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, teeth trim, and pedicure. Shear on a table or on the ground.

South Australia

Chris Williams

0417 826 762

Andrew Chapman

Salter Springs
08 8528 6165

Brian Gursansky

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


John Butterworth


0448 673 833

Shane Carey


0409 270 381

Eddie Dunham

03 5261 3714

Hayden Farman


0428 844 009

All services available including inoculations, drench, toenails, and teeth. Supply own shearing platforms.

David Pratt


0427 950 262

Shearing and maintenance services including teeth, 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

Shane Winslet

Mildura to Albury, Melbourne, Ballarat, Nhill

Can do teeth, 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

Charlie Kat

0427 201 192

Richard Lawrence

0409 921 473

Peter McDavitt

03 5147 2444

Tim Purcell

0418 320 655

Rob Moncur

Mirboo North

0417 590 206

Rod Sales

Heathcote & Gisborne

03 5433 3789

Shane Dunn


0448 291 074

John Tully


0407 564007

Mikhaila Rollinson Lazarus

Phone number: 0431039719

Location – Gippsland

Locations serviced – all of Victoria

Minimum numberto shear: no minimum

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



all over Tasmania

Toffeemont- 0428 939 979

Southern Shearing

0497 109 720

Western Australia

Travor and Tania Gellat

0428 330 240



Bravo Alpaca Shearing

Steve Mallet

Fraser Morris

0417 005 146

Allan Fitzimmons

07 5437 3089

Liz Allen

0422 946 697

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