Story: Farm buildings

Wool handler at work (3rd of 3)

Wool handler at work

A rousie or wool handler throws a merino fleece onto the wool table at Glentanner Station woolshed in the Mackenzie Country. The rousie will pick off the dirty and scrag ends of wool before rolling up the fleece for baling.

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Robert Peden, 'Farm buildings - Woolsheds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 May 2022)

Story by Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008