Preshearing Guidelines

 Fasting of sheep prior to shearing benefits both farmers and shearers.

Fine wool clip preparation

Wool preparation is all about ensuring that it increases the overall value of the wool clip - which is often easier said then done.
 This article provides useful information on
  • priorities for good quality control (sheep management)
  • sheep management before shearing
  • woolshed operations

Adding value to Merino wool in the wool shed - "Clip Preparation, Classing and Quality Control"


This article introduces the complexities of preparing a Merino wool clip profitably and effectively for sale.

The main objective of clip preparation is to prepare wool for sale in the most efficient and economical way in order to maximise the net income for the farmer and provide a textile fibre that processors can use with confidence.