Keith Wilson (shearer)
Prior to the 9 hour strongwool lamb record attempt by Rodney Sutton (839 lambs in 9 hours) in 2000, Wilson shore 851 unprepared lambs. Wilson was quoted as saying "I wanted to show Rodney that it could be done".
In a 24-hour shearing marathon, New Zealand's Alan MacDonald and Wilson machine-sheared 2,220 sheep at Warkworth, Auckland Province, New Zealand. The "Shearathon" commenced at 1 pm on 25 June 1988 and concluded at 1 pm on 26 June 1988.
Wilson & Paul Kemp held the 2 stand strongwool lamb record, set in 1981. The pair shore 1513 lambs in 9 hours at Tikorangi Station, Portland, New Zealand. As a young shearer, Wilson once shore 176 strongwool ewes in 2 hours.
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- "Most sheep shorn in 24 Hours". shearingworld.com. Retrieved 24 March 2012.
- "Sheep Shearing Records". shearingworld.com. Retrieved 24 March 2012.
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