Story: Farm fencing

Plan of deer yards (1st of 2)

Plan of deer yards

This plan shows the essentials of deer yards – a curved entrance, and a round drafting pen with a door that can swing almost full circle to contain or direct deer into holding pens or a raceway. One of these pens leads to a loading ramp. Some yards may be covered.

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Robert Peden, 'Farm fencing - Yards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 December 2023)

Story by Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008