Man’s back yard is invaded by 200 sheep he can’t persuade to leave

The not-so-Good Shepherd! Hilarious moment an unsuspecting man’s back yard is invaded by 200 sheep he can’t persuade to leave

  • Scott Russo, from Lincoln, California, captured the bizarre moment on camera
  • He opened the gate of his back yard to look at the sheep with his two daughters
  • But then the sheep come pouring in as he says: ‘I’ve made a huge mistake’
  • His wife Erin managed to get rid of them by hitting a tambourine and bouncing on a trampoline 

This is the hilarious moment an unsuspecting man accidentally lets hundreds of sheep into his back yard.

Scott Russo, who lives with his family in Lincoln, California, opened the gate of his garden to look at the sheep with his daughters, four and five.

He explained: ‘The local government hires sheep to clear overgrowth in our city. 

Hundreds of sheep entered the back yard of Scott Russo in Lincoln, California, after he opened the gate to look at the grazing animals

‘When they were in the greenbelt behind our house one evening doing their job, I opened our back gate to give my four and five-year-old daughters a closer look of the animals.’

The sheep then started slowly coming into his yard one by one and before he knew it he was overrun, with an estimated 200 sheep packed in to the yard.

He starts filming as the sheep pile in and he struggles to force them to leave through the narrow gate.

Counting sheep? The unsuspecting shepherd had no idea how to get rid of the animals as more and more piled into the garden

Mr Russo tries to push them out but he ends up with even more sheep coming into the yard.

He shouts: ‘Get off my lawn!’ but cannot stop laughing at the massive herd of sheep.

He tries to walk through the crowd towards the gate but more standing outside the gate start trying to come in.

His wife Erin jumps on the trampoline and waves a tambourine which finally makes the sheep leave

The local government in Lincoln uses sheep to clear overgrowth in the city and Mr Russo took his two daughters, four and five, to look at them

His wife Erin then starts jumping on the trampoline and hitting a tambourine which finally makes the sheep start leaving one by one as Mr Russo says: ‘I’ve made a huge mistake.’

The relieved homeowner then returned to his yard and immediately shut the gate to prevent any more unwanted guests entering his garden. 

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