Story: Shelter on farms

Snow in spring

Snow in spring

Spring is traditionally a windy season. In the South Island it can also produce snow storms – like this one in November 2006 – which are particularly hard on newborn lambs. Shelter can help reduce wind chill.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 9 November 2006, p. 3
Photograph by Diane Brown

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Allan Gillingham, 'Shelter on farms - The need for shelter', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 31 May 2023)

Story by Allan Gillingham, published 24 Nov 2008