Story: Farm fencing

Fenced laneway

Fenced laneway

This fenced laneway makes moving these dairy cows very straightforward. The cows are making their way to the milking shed with a minimum of fuss, keeping well away from the post and four-wire electric fence. The farmer simply has to open a gate off the laneway and the cows will make their own way back to the paddock after milking.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AANR 6325/W3302 Drawer 2

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How to cite this page:

Robert Peden, 'Farm fencing - Reasons for fencing on farms', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/15283/fenced-laneway (accessed 24 July 2019)

Story by Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008