When I post a picture or my girls share one we are inevitably asked how we get our legs so big. I don’t believe in keeping secre
Products We Use
These legwraps – You can usually get them on sale and there is always a discount if you buy more than one pair.
- Pro Hair
- Conditioning Cream
- Mini Fluffer
- Hair Moisturizer mixed with Sheen
Early Leg Care
Leg care starts as soon as our lambs come home. The first time we thoroughly wash them with a de-greasing shampoo. Once they are clean we apply Conditioning Cream and gently brush down through the hair with a Mini Fluffer. The Mini Fluffer has wide spaced teeth which work perfectly for untangling hair.
Once we have worked the conditioner in we usually let it stand for ten minutes to soften the hair and truly condition it. As soon as this is done we rinse the hair very well. Ensure you have removed all traces of conditioner or the product will build up and itch. This can result in rubbing and even hair loss if left extended amounts of time.
Next, we blow the hair dry, blowing downward to both
This is the point we will wrap the legs with the polo wraps found here. I really like these because they don’t have too much give causing them to get t
I also found a video tutorial on wrapping
Don’t get frustrated, you are going to have leg wraps come off, it’s a fact of life. Just adjust how tightly you are wrapping them and the amount of overlap you are using between each wrap.
Intense Summer Care
Once the kids are out of school, our hair
On their day the lamb will have their leg wraps removed and has their legs rinsed for several minutes with cold water. I do believe this is important, much like it is to cattle hair growth I think it plays a role in stimulating the leg wool. Once we are done we blow the leg dry, pointing to the ground. We follow the same steps of Pro Hair, drying and wrapping as previously mentioned. Once a week we also give them a good spray of the Hair Moisturizer and Sheen mixture, the
In the summer we typically deep condition once a week. Occasionally you will get one that gets a little funk from all the TLC. I’ve found the Shapley’s M-T-G works great. You can even use it to grow hair although I find it pretty dirty to use regularly.
I hope you find this useful and maybe a few tips to try yourself.