DESPITE a valiant effort last Saturday, Bruce Rock shearer Ethan Harder, 20, was beaten by the law of averages at his first attempt to break the world eight-hour solo Merino ewe shearing record.
Th National Council of Wool Selling Brokers of Australia has marked its centenary with celebrations in Melbourne.
The wool market didn't lose any ground today despite lingering worries about the coronavirus in China, our main buyer.
At the end of the week, the market, as measured by the AWEX Eastern Market Indicator, dropped 10 cents a kilogram.
The wool market lost a little ground this week as the trade waits anxiously for China to contain an outbreak of coronavirus.
Last week saw the wool market in Australia shrug off concerns over the coronavirus and get down to business working on refilling the pipeline.
Woolgrowers who deal with Primaries of WA may notice a new face above a blue and white checked shirt in their shearing shed, at the Bibra Lake wool store or the Western Wool Centre (WWC).
Latest Australian Wool Testing Authority (AWTA) bale core test statistics suggest wool production in Western Australia so far this season continues to remain stronger than in other States.