Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 3

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Shearing time


Western Australia, Shearing, Time saving shearing, Money saving shearing, Shearing equipment

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Shearing time on the farm with its attendant worries will soon be coming: around. Now is the time to see that everything is in readiness so that there shall be no hold-ups during the shearing. Any stoppages during shearing are costly to the farmer, and represent a waste of valuable time for the shearers. In order to ensure smooth shearing it is the farmer's responsibility to see that nothing over which he has control is left undone, particularly in regard to his machinery and shed equipment.