Story: Farm fencing

Sheep yards

Sheep yards

Sheep yards are an essential part of every sheep farm. They are often hot and dusty to work in over summer and autumn. Many are now wholly or partly covered to shelter stock, and to keep them dry if rain looks likely and they are due to be shorn the next day.

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Robert Peden, 'Farm fencing - Yards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/17480/sheep-yards (accessed 15 November 2019)

Story by Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008