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Shearing Shed Open Day - Dubbo, NSW

Over the past 18 months, shearing contractor Hilton Barrett, with the support of AWI, has been through a rigorous process to create an innovative shearing shed design. Through extensive consultation with shearers, wool handlers, classers and woolgrowers the shed designing process addressed the below criteria and their relationships

NEW SHED DESIGN | DESIGNED FOR INDUSTRY BY INDUSTRY | TRIED AND TESTED BY SHED STAFF

Over the past 18 months, shearing contractor Hilton Barrett, with the support of AWI, has been through a rigorous process to create an innovative shearing shed design. Through extensive consultation with shearers, wool handlers, classers and woolgrowers the shed designing process addressed the below criteria and their relationships:

  • efficiency for workers and the flow of livestock
  • worker safety
  • quality wool preparation
  • animal welfare

Having built a shearing shed based on this design, Hilton Barrett will be opening his shed doors to all those interested to see it. So, please join us at the Open Day to hear from and speak with those involved in the project and discuss the design and functionality.

Details

Date: Saturday, 27 July 2019
Time:

10.00am doors will open - 2.00pm doors will close

Location:

Turn west off the Newell Highway onto Burraway Rd at Beaurepaires, Brocklehurst, Dubbo NSW 2830. Then after roughly 2.5km on the right-hand side turn north into the marked gateway.

Additional Information

The Rotary Club of Dubbo Inc. will be providing food and refreshments which can be purchased on the day.

For further information, contact Henry Ridge on 0429 722 724.

 

 

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