Please pass on to anyone you know who may want to get some money for their fleece/wool.
This is a reminder and an update about the CCWG (Canadian Cooperative Wool Growers) Wool drop. Due to the BC Wildfires some areas may not be able to accept wool; make sure you call and confirm ahead of time.
Some of you may get a variation of this notice twice if you have sent wool last year.
Please read through thoroughly as it will give you instructions on how to label and what to use to bag your fleece (wool)
If you know anyone that has sheep anywhere in BC please share this with them… contact info for other BC area wool pickups/drop are listed below.
In the Lower Mainland area our closest Wool drop off is
Date: Saturday August 26:
Time: 9am – noon (Truck leaves promptly at noon)
Place: Dave & Christine Stephens
1781 Bradner Road, Abbotsford
**PLEASE phone to let them know you will be coming. (604) 857-0166
Early drop off is possible if you arrange with them ahead of time.
** Burlap bags available for purchase from Stephens…
Large $7 each plus tax, (holds approx. 30 fleece)
Small $5 each plus tax (holds approx. 15 fleece)
info on How to prep your wool to get a higher dollar:
A Notice from CCWG (august 3)
CCWG UPDATE – BC WOOL PICKUP/drop
In light of the current conditions concerning the fires in BC, you can go to this facebook page to check on updates concerning ALL Wool Depots in BC https://www.facebook.com/CCWGLivestockSupplyAB/
IN ALL OF BC.… Please call ahead to the location BEFORE you deliver your wool.
*** You must mark all your bags with your NAME, ADDRESS, and PHONE # to ensure proper payment once it arrives in LETHBRIDGE for weighing. NOTE: Delivery Dates Vary from location to location, and wool must be delivered before the scheduled deadline. No Carry-Overs are available after Pickup.
OTHER DROP OFF AREAS IN BC ARE:
PRINCE GEORGE – JULY 24th – Aug 18th. There is a container placed at Roma Tingles. (250)983-7301
VANDERHOOF – BC Livestock AUCTION – July 24th to Aug 18th. (250) 567-4333
WILLIAMS LAKE – No Update, Please contact BC Livestock to see if they are open, and able to take deliveries. (250) 398-7174
KAMLOOPS – JULY 24th – Aug 18th. (250) 567-3939 A container has been placed on-site to free up our regular space for livestock.
MCBRIDE – Tim Heatwold @ (250) 569-0012. July 24th – Aug 18th
SALMON ARM – Donald Blishen (250) 832-4438 July 24th – Aug 18th
YEAR ROUND @ Farmington BC – South Peace Colony (BEN) (250) 663-8814
KELOWNA Sept 11 – Oct 6th – Darcy Rempel (250) 859-1667
100 MILE HOUSE AUG 14 – 18th – 100 Mile Feed & Ranch (8AM – 5PM) – (250) 395-2408
QUESNEL – Quesnel Co-op (7AM – 6PM) – (250) 992-7274