Kōrero: Goats and goat farming

Shearing a goat

Shearing a goat

Goats have bony rumps and so cannot be shorn sitting upright like sheep. They are shorn either standing up, with a head cradle to hold them still, or by leaning the animal well back or laying it on its side. The same shearing equipment is used as for sheep.

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Allan Gillingham, 'Goats and goat farming - Farming for fibre', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/16604/shearing-a-goat (accessed 24 November 2020)

He kōrero nā Allan Gillingham, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008