Story: Sheep farming

New Zealand farm to London market

These illustrations are from History of a New Zealand sheep from the station to the London market, a pamphlet published in London in 1893. Click on the numbers to view the animals' journey from the farm to London.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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How to cite this page:

Hugh Stringleman and Robert Peden, 'Sheep farming - The refrigerated meat trade', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/16638/new-zealand-farm-to-london-market (accessed 14 August 2020)

Story by Hugh Stringleman and Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008, updated 3 Mar 2015