The current wool market has forced wool growers into producing the maximum number of kilograms of quality wool for the least cost. Preparation of the clip is now much more important to maximise possible net returns. Careful clip preparation will ensure that growers receive the maximum overall average price for each kilogram of wool in the clip.
Metcalfe, Peter and Collins, Ric
"Careful clip preparation will increase profit,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 35
, Article 4.
Available at: http://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol35/iss1/4