Wool Away: The Art and Technique of Shearing

By: Bowen, Godfrey

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Book Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 192 pages. Many b&w photos and illustrations. The main topics are quality of work, style, blades v. machines, the sheepowner's responsibilities, the shearer's diet and clothing (ladies can make adaptions), runs (working periods), shearing the sheep, dealing with difficult sheep, crutching, the shearer's gear, grinders, sharpening cutters and combs, hand-pieces, work in the shed, care and repair of shearing machines, shearing competitions, safety in the woolshed, and the design of woolsheds and sheepyards. Also includes a useful comparison of sheep breeds and their qualities, 28 photographs, and and appendix of shearing terms.

Title: Wool Away: The Art and Technique of Shearing

Author: Bowen, Godfrey

Categories: Animals, Environment, Gardening, Farming, Agriculture,

Publisher: N Y, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co.: 1974

ISBN Number: 0442209649

ISBN Number 13: 9780442209643

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 129686

Keywords: wool, Sheep, Shearing, Farm, Fleece,