Becoming a Wool Handler
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Becoming a Wool Handler

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Also known as Shearing Shed Hand, Shearing Shed Worker.
Regulates the flow of sheep to be shorn, keeps the shearing shed clean and tidy, and assists with wool clip preparation.
Training time 1 - 2 years
Average pay $25,986
Employment prospects Poor
Employment size 400

What does a Wool Handler do?

  • herding sheep for shearing and keeping mobs separate during shearing
  • spreading fleeces on skirting tables for classing, pressing wool and branding bales