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Sheep-shearing -- Australia

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

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The golden fleece

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 11
Scope and Contents When the Australian government made this promotional film, Australia's sheep industry was supplying 25% of the world's wool. The activities on a large sheep ranch are presented in detail: merino sheep, herded in from the grazing land, are moved in single file into large dipping vats containing a chemical solution to kill parasites, and oral medication is administered with a squirt gun. At shearing time, the sheep are taken to a shed, where shearers using electric clippers shear 120 to 150...
Dates: between 1920 and 1939