Story: Sheep farming

Turanganui Romneys

Turanganui Romneys

These Romneys have been bred from superior rams by the Wairarapa Romney Improvement Group, which strives to increase the productivity of their members’ sheep. The animals are long and broad-bodied. They have tremendous wool cover, yet their faces and legs are clean, so that they can move freely on hill country.

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Hugh Stringleman and Robert Peden, 'Sheep farming - Changes from the 20th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16666/turanganui-romneys (accessed 14 June 2021)

Story by Hugh Stringleman and Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008, updated 1 Mar 2015