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Review of Kissane Sheep Farm

Kissane Sheep Farm
Ranked #49 of 368 things to do in County Kerry
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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224 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“An experience or a lifetime!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

I had heard for years about sheep dogs and the job they do but seeing it in person was a once in a lifetime experience, esp. in Ireland! We also got a chance to watch they sheer sheep and they allowed time at the end for petting. Sometimes if they have babies, you can feed them!

Visited July 2016
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English first
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“excursion on CIE tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Sheep herding demonstration excellent. Certainly worth a stop. Dogs are amazing and engaging. Location and drive up is great. They sell a lanolin creams and soap are lovely. Everyone on our tour enjoyed the dogs and the sheep. Owner happy to answer questions

Visited October 2016
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Delmar, New York
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“Interesting Demo on Sheep Herding and a lovely Mountain Farm”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We visited Ireland in September/October, 2016 and spent a day in Kerry where we went to the demonstration on what is very much native to Ireland - Sheep Herding. This mountain farm (nearto Killarney National Park) is family owned for well over 200 years. That in itself is something to reflect on for endurance and remaining in one spot over centuries. The dog/sheep show was lots of fun to watch and quite interesting. Really had a lovely time here and would recommend it. The day we went it poured but somehow or other it didn't matter. We still had a great time.

Visited September 2016
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Durham, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Beautiful spot to see sheep herding”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This was an interesting spot to stop. The border collies are very good at sheep herding and the farm is located in a gorgeous setting. We also watched the sheep being sheared, which gave us a sense of how much work goes into making wool. If you're not used to farm life, however, you may be put off by how they use a hook to plunge the sheep into the antibacterial dip.

Visited October 2016
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Iowa
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“Very scenic and entertaining watching the dogs herd the sheep”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

The landscape is scenic, even if the sheep farm wasn't there. Add the entertainment of the dogs herding the sheep makes it an amazing experience. Also saw the worker sheer a sheep and learned why the sheep have colors on their backs. Good little stop and learned a little about one of Ireland's large industries.

Visited September 2016
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