Val Byers is still shearing 36 years later, as industry evolves

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By Hannah Powe
Updated November 26 2021 - 9:14am, first published 7:00am
"An instructor told me I wouldn't last the week, but here I am shearing now, 36 years later. I was accepted because I didn't give up," Tasmanian shearer Val Byers said.

SHEARING for 36 years, Val Byers has been exposed to the growth and development of many facets of the wool industry.

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Hannah Powe

Livestock writer