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Bob Hindmarsh, chief steward of the Shearing Section, said: "We are delighted to welcome more than 40 shearers from all over the world and top-class judges who come from as far away as northern Scotland, Ireland and Devon.
To determine if there are structural changes induced by shearing, a small amount of the suspension was dropped on a glass holder.
A similar finish was posted by Beddgelert beef and sheep farmer Gareth Owen in the blade shearing finals.
A former Scottish champion sheep shearer who has twice represented Scotland in the world championships and was the first UK shearer to win the coveted Corwen Shears title in 2002, 45-year-old Doug was brought up on a remote farm in western Scotland where his father was manager and began shearing when he was in his teens.
Even now I can still learn a lot by going on a shearing course.
THE Golden Shears World Shearing and Wool Handling championships are to be staged at the Royal Welsh Show in 2010 for only the second time in the event's history.
Sierra has recently introduced the T700 SL self-loading and unloading shear/baler/logger, which offers 700 tons of shearing force.
At first sight, she may not come across as your archetypal sheep shearer, but she has already proved she's got what it takes after working with sheep shearing gangs in New Zealand.
The shearing calendar also includes: June: 2,Staffordshire County Show; 3 and 4,Royal Bath & West of England; 10 and 11, Royal Cornwall; 12,Coleg Llysfasi,near Ruthin; 18-20, Three Counties,Malvern; and 25-27,Royal Highland Show, Edinburgh.
Even though design work may have shifted to computer drives and monitors, the work of compressing, shearing and shredding scrap metal continues to call for the best metal fabrication and machining possible.