Rural Technologies


Animal Husbandry


Rural Technologies

Focus Area:

Animal Husbandry

Developing Agency:

Rural technology Action Group(RuTAG), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi


Brief Description

Description :

Sheep Hair Shearing Machine is a mechanized way to remove the woolen fleece of the sheep. By machine shearing, the wool can be cut from the roots which results in good quality yarn. It also help a shepherd to get good price for the wool. This device is light weight and cost effective which makes it easy to operate and affordable by the shepherd community. Salient Features of Sheep Hair Shearing Machine: Indigenously developed The depth of penetration is more which increases the staple length of sheared wool Environment friendly Reduced shearing time

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