The Shearing table

Australia, 1956

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Demonstrates the shearing of sheep using mechanical shears. Old blad3 shears are compared with modern mechanical shears and both are seen in operation. A shearing table is examined, demonstrating the ease and comfort of a shearer using the table. Demonstrates the operation of a chain system of shearing in which a number of tables move around in a circle, each shearer working on a particular part of the sheep.



Frank Land

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Australian Wool Corporation






Black and White

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