International shearers learn tricks of the trade from Fairlie world champ

A Kiwi, a Welshman and a Scotsman walk into a shearing shed.

What happens next is no joking matter.

Professional blade shearers from Scotland and Wales have spent the past few days sequestered at a farm on the outskirts of Fairlie, learning the tricks of the trade from former world champion Tony Dobbs.

Read the full article and watch video from The Timaru Herald here.