Wool Shearers

Doug Rathke shearing sheep

Doug Rathke shearing sheep


To order supplies, please call our office at 815-938-2381.

Wool Pricing:

Wool Pick-ups:

To schedule a wook pick-up, please call our office at 815-938-2381.  We need to know the following:

We generally try to schedule a pick-up within 2 to 6 weeks, however this time frame can vary.

Note:  GFW truck drivers MUST be told if there is wool on the truck that is being sent in as ‘grade and yield’.  All grade and yield bags MUST be properly labeled and kept separate.  If you have wool that has been given to you in exchange for shearing, this wool should be handled in the same manner as grade and yield wool.

Please remember to give your white slips to the driver at the time of pick-up.

GFW Wool Truck

GFW Wool Truck


Other General Information:

If we have the wool in our possession (at our warehouse or on our truck) we must have the white slip for the wool, or the wool must be sent in on a grade and yield basis.  All wool should be weighed before it is picked up by GFW.

All ‘Grade & Yield” lots must be marked and kept separate.



New Shearers:

If you are interested in becoming a shearer/buyer for GFW, please call us at 815-938-2381, and ask for Greg.