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 Post subject: 'Bloody oath, it's booming': Shearers in short supply
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'Bloody oath, it's booming': Shearers in short supply amid wool Renaissance
By Sherryn Groch
Updated6 February 2018 — 7:33amfirst published at 12:00am

The sun is out but it's snowing wool inside the shed, as ten shearers drop the last line of fleece to the floor.

Ian Elkins, Canberra's hall-of-fame shearer, watches on as sixteen-year-old Zac Patterson of Belconnen wrestles the next ewe into line.

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https://www.smh.com.au/national/act/blo ... 0r73j.html


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