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Fully Automated Wool Harvesting CLSD

This engineering project aims to design, construct, field test and evaluate a proof of concept prototype machine for fully automated end to end wool harvesting. In doing so it will reduce costs for farmers and overcome the issue of a shortage of skilled shearers.

Project date

1 May 2018

Principal investigator

James Ranken/ Rychard Lyon

Research organisation

Ranken Research Pty Ld/ Robo Shear Pty Ld

Project led by

Multiple industries
Other rural industries Sheep Wool

Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

Australian Wool Innovation is a not-for-profit enterprise that conducts research, development and marketing along the worldwide supply chain for Australian …

Multiple industries
Other rural industries Sheep Wool
  • Location

    Australia wide

  • Organisation type

    Research funding body

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