SA shearing innovation aims to do away with 'catch and drag'

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By Catherine Miller
Updated October 8 2021 - 5:33am, first published October 7 2021 - 6:00am
SA INNOVATION: Shearing Contractors Association of Australia shearer and wool handling training executive officer Glenn Haynes and trainer Paul Oster were testing the automated delivery race they have been working on at a shed near Naracoorte this week.

Shearing can be a back breaking job but a world-first prototype being designed and trialled in SA aims to eliminate one of the toughest physical elements - dragging the sheep from the catching pen.

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