Shearing success at Acacia shed

By Sally Cripps
Updated December 21 2015 - 1:23pm, first published April 7 2013 - 3:00am
The Acacia Downs yards are a sea of sheep ready for shearing.
The Acacia Downs yards are a sea of sheep ready for shearing.

THE shearing shed at Acacia Downs near Muttaburra protrudes above its surrounding acacia thicket like a supernatural structure, and feels like a prop in a Mad Max movie up close – wool bales thump down onto the ground from an opening in the high floor above, while shorn sheep take a rollercoaster ride down chutes on either side.

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