Shearling – The Skin of Lambs

Shearling Comes From Slaughtered Lambs, © PETA US© Brad Reiman

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Contrary to many consumers’ misconceptions, shearling is not sheared wool. A shearling garment is made from the skin of a sheep or a lamb who is shorn shortly before slaughter for the first time. The skin is tanned with the wool still on it.


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