Events

INTRODUCTION TO SHEARING AND WOOL HANDLING

WHEN: 1-12 August 2022

WHERE: Tirlta Station - Broken Hill

This 10-day course will allow you to develop the skills and knowledge to be able to:
• prepare handpieces and down tubes for machine shearing
• grind combs and cutters
• undertake basic shearing and crutching
• apply animal welfare principles to the handling of sheep
• recognise and report hazards in the workplace
• pen sheep, handle wool from the board, throw fleeces and skirt
• in the second week students with more advanced skills may be able to commence 

Please see flyer for details on how to register.

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Shearing Hall of Fame Call for nominations 2014

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