Sheep shearing and wool production play an important part in Devon farming and is a great spectacle to watch.
On Thursday there are demonstrations all day showing shearing methods from the past and the present.
On Friday there is day of competition with junior and intermediate classes and YFC competitions.
On Saturday there is a packed day of shearing competitions with competitors drawn not just from all over Britain but also from around the world competing in the elite Senior and Open competitions; also blade shearing and woolhandling comeptitions.
Don’t miss the Devon plate final at around 3.30pm when the six highest placed Devon resident shearers from the open heats compete to decide the best Devon shearer at this year’s County Show.