Baarack the sheep shorn of 35kg fleece after being found roaming in rural Australia

Datum objavljivanja: 24. Vel 2021.
A rogue sheep found wandering in rural Victoria has been shorn of his heavily overgrown 35kg fleece. Nicknamed Baarack by his rescuers, the merino ram was taken to Edgar's Mission farm sanctuary, where the fleece was removed to save his life. 'He was in a bit of a bad way,' Kyle Behrend of the sanctuary said. 'He was underweight and, due to all of the wool around his face, he could barely see'
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  • Mammoth woolly: Baarack the overgrown sheep shorn of his 35kg fleece ► www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/feb/25/mammoth-woolly-baarack-the-overgrown-sheep-shorn-of-his-35kg-fleece

  • Feeling very lite acter watching thinking i am sheep

  • У меня один вопрос: что у Баарака с горлом?

  • Imagine finding this sheep in the wild

  • 0:03 When i been at school, but i don't wanna nobody i see.

  • I wish i could lose this much weight by shearing 😕

  • What an absolute unit!

  • Glad someone did not use it for food

  • I wonder if the extreme wool protected him from predator

    • Would you want to navigate 80 lbs of wool for a small meal? 😆

  • Gross

  • That’s atleast worth 2 shulker boxes of beds.

  • Big sheep !

  • Is john crace his twin,???

  • He wa lucky not to have been gotten australian brambles in the wild..

  • Is it just me or the barber/shearer could have done better...?

  • I hope there aren't any other sheep like him lost in the wild!

  • What did sheep do before farmers came and cut their fleeces?

    • They didn't grow coats like that before domestication. Sheep have been bred to produce wool year round and need to be shorn at least once a year to maintain their health.

  • Imagine seeing that unit when walking in woods

  • He looks more like Isaac Newton than Barak Obama.

  • It is interesting to see though, just how much wool can actually grow on a single sheep.

  • Maybe his owners went vegan.

  • 0:08 That's Men's hairstyle in the 18th Century.

  • Omg

  • Emotional

  • What a sweet baby!

  • Here we have the walking coliflower

  • Sheep shorn. Shorn the sheep! Forlorn and shorn, the sheep was worn. Torn between two shorners. Foreshorn and destitute.

  • нормально бл.. а что она вся в крови и кожа кусками висит - норм? у вас че, рук прямых не нашлось?

  • NOW SOON HE WILL BE ON SOMEONE,S DINNER PLATE

  • So much wool :0

  • He is cute.

  • Baarack obama the Sheep! 😬

  • Shear bliss.

  • 1:03 blood from her neck ?😨

    • Looks more like skin irritation than cut skin And the sheep’s male

  • Due to COVID i think we can all relate to this.

  • Why I am happy when she got hair cut?

  • Breaking news: sanctuary workers fleece native Australian of 78 pounds.

    • I gave you a pity thumbs up 😆

  • Free

  • Is it rescued or captured😂😂😂

  • What’s all the blood on the neck and what was wrong with that other sheep at the back, looked sore! Not criticising, glad they helped him! Just wondering.

  • Excuse my ignorance but do sheep “shear” in the wild? Are there a bunch of wild sheep somewhere in this situation?

    • Nope. Wild sheep don't have wool like this. Only domestic sheep bred for wool production.

    • Domestic ones have been bred for generations to produce high quantities of wool but this is not the case with wild sheep like the bighorn.

  • Awe poor soul thank you for saving his life he must have suffered in the heat too

  • They probably got two stacks of wool after having cut his hair. Now they can craft lots of carpets to decorate their houses. Nice.

  • Proper lockdown growth

  • They should have given him a part in a Sci-Fi movie before the fleece cut

  • They also found a old wild boar and named it Donald.

  • Must be freezing after that cut

  • The worst plot twist I'd want to read is if Baarack ended up freezing to death.

  • Imagine how high he can jump now! Must be over the moon, at least

  • We've got something called a baarack wandering around this country; do you want it?

  • Baarack OLamba

  • Seeing all that wool getting cut off was extremely satisfying

    • The comment I was looking for!!! The same here!!!

  • Dreadlocks sheep

  • Don't show this to PETA....

  • Saved to be slaughtered!

  • Awe... I’m a sucker for people being nice✨✨✨✨💖

  • Longer shearing video please!!!

  • He looks like a rich celebrity wearing really weird clothes.

  • Poor thing! He must have been miserable in the heat of Australian summers!

  • literally me being weighed down & strangled by everything in my brain

    • 😂 I can SO relate to that!

  • Someone did a poor job of shearing there.

  • Next time the Mrs tells me she's having a bad hair day ill show her this

    • That was baaaaaaaaad 😉

  • 거의 3분의 1 크기가 됐네요 털미는거 보니까 시원합니다 ㅎㅎ

  • Baarack looks like a robot.

  • What would have happened to him if he hadn't been found, would the fleece carry on growing and impede his ability to function?

    • Yep, plus he might have overheated.

    • Yes, apparently it can be lethal even.

  • Thankyou for taking care of it!

  • now that’s what I call an overcoat... jonny..

  • Looks like he's about to drop the dopest album

  • edgars mission

  • Me after months in quarantine

  • That reminds me. I need get a haircut.

  • Yeah Merino wool. These sheep have health issues due to being bred to produce as much wool as possible even without the neglect.

    • What sort of health issues?

  • Did they cover him to hide the hideous wool cut the shearer gave him?

    • It was bitten by a rabid.. rabbit.

    • Think about it.. the warming coat provides comfort, reduces shock, and maintains the sheep's temperature, until it fully adapts to the huge change.

  • How do sheep survive in the wild? Answer: Sheep that grow so much wool that they cannot move if left unsheared is not a result of natural evolution. Sheep have been bred by humans for millennia with the goal of selecting the ones that produced the most wool the fastest. This of course is because the goal of the sheep farmer is to make a profit and the more wool they can grow, the higher the profit. As a result, the sheep that are farmed now do not resemble the wild sheep they come from in many ways. They have wool that grows so fast and so thick that if left to their own devices, the population would die off rather quickly as they find themselves immobilized by their vast quantities of wool.

    • @Angela Chiu complain to Michelle

    • Now Barrack is lucky and he left from the bred shelter!

    • That’s terrible and cruel to Baarack!

  • 🤗🙋🏼‍♂️💞🌿

  • Obama Voice: If you like your wool. you can keep your wool

  • This is not a sheep. This is a silly man in a fur coat in need of a haircut.

  • Kind of satisfying to watch it being cut off

  • Love u from kashmir gurdian for this type of post

  • Ay what happened to his neck?

    • @GhostLady Darkling he can heal from it at least, I mean with that much wool cutting it off is going to be hard.

    • The person shearing him was very careless.

    • The wool can twist after a time or, (Like an ingrown hair.) the barber got just a little too close! It can happen!

  • that would literally be 100 wool military blankets, 580 pairs of wool socks, 24 wool jackets..just from that 1 sheep that missed a few haircuts..lol

  • He kinda looked like one of the Old English judges.

  • lol...poor thing looked like a blob of hair

  • That sheep must've felt baaaaaa-d before being shaved I'm sorry

  • It was lucky to be sent to a sanctuary. Those shearings can be quite brutal.

    • not an it - he

  • For a brief moment, we know who the happiest sheep in the world is.

    • @LabourVoters ArePaedophiles when you spam the autofill words on the keyboard. A lot more to come back and forth with the new sprint network from the following the instructions in the end i died in the end of this communication in a new message from the first place is still a lot of people who do.

    • It's a physical representation of how patriotic Brits feel now the thick stinking matted blanket of dead weight has been removed bye bye EU

  • Disgusting

  • He’s so handsome it turns out! 😃

  • 😥🥰

  • In this blessed world there are NO SHORTAGE of anything “ only for Controls of the people “

  • Poor sweet baby; his skin is going to need extensive treatment. Let us pray the remainder of his life can be happy and free of the kind of neglect and maltreatment he has known.

    • He'll be fine. Probably got a healthy dose of antibiotics.

    • Neglect and mistreatment? He was lost, not mistreated.

    • @ULOIRAR Thankfully he won't. He is at a sanctuary safe from meat eaters.

    • He will be happy on someone's plate soon

    • I completely agree♥️ I think though that he belonged to a farmer and got lost on the mountains and was later found! As far as I know, it wasnt because any terrible things which makes it to me a refreshing story of success 🙂♥️✨

  • I want to jump on it lol

  • Too bad sheep have been selectively bred to keep growing their wool. Wild sheep don't have this problem.

    • @45 This doesn't actually harm the sheep normally. Not if it doesn't run away, as this one did.

    • @Darion Donte You know, you can say that about every bite of the grain you ever eat. And fruits. And veggies. Farming is an unnatural process since the very beginning. We select breed everything. That's how human survived.

    • @Spud daily care to prove any of my points as nonsense with more than just your opinion? Nahh didn't think so

    • @LabourVoters ArePaedophiles I'm going to ignore all your nonsense and run on sentences to say yes this happened before capitalism. But the fact that we continue to manipulate animals this way is a modern decision.

    • Wow humans are disgusting

  • Who’s the heartless master to treat the sheep like that? Is the sheep be treated the strayed sheep? If not, the master should be punished and be charged to the cruelties to the animals.

    • Okay! Understood.

    • @Angela Chiu No there is no evidence the sheep was abused in any way. It simply ran away and lived in the wild for years. In the wild, there is no one to cut the fleece, so it just grew like that. No farmer is going to let the fleece grow like that. it is like throwing money away. They want to keep the wool shaved because its how they make their money.

    • @OsakaRose This sheep was surely abused by his master (farmer) for business. Every year the fleece will be removed but this poor sheep was not. He was carrying that heavy fleece for years. He is lucky to be rescued.

    • Didn't you watch the whole video? It said that he escaped from someone. But don't know who since his ear tag is missing.

    • @ULOIRAR Barracks is a bred sheep and I am sure he is lucky to escape and be rescued.

  • He was FLEECED !!! 🤣🐑

  • Omg 😱

  • Only if....

  • I hope they properly treat the neck area...even though, he does seem a lot happier! ❤

    • @Moe was here save work for whom?

    • @Selenah that makes me angry, why they cant savework?!

    • @Crystal Waters oh, so they baically made his skin looser/ less tight? if so, then i hope he's fine now

    • @Soap MacTavish ...The wool may have pulled the skin so bad that his skin was pulling, bleeding and irritated. I hope they can take care of him after all that...

    • oh... it looks pretty painful, i hope he makes a full recovery!

  • 80 pounds!!!! Poor little thing!

  • Nice