Story: Farming in the economy

Influence of Romney on New Zealand sheep breeds

The Romney breed of sheep has been the foundation for the selection or breeding of three new sheep breeds in New Zealand. Click on a thumbnail to see a larger picture of each sheep breed.

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Robert Peden, 'Farming in the economy - The golden years, 1950s to 1980s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/17639/influence-of-romney-on-new-zealand-sheep-breeds (accessed 19 January 2022)

Story by Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008