Story: Sheep farming

Hill-country Romneys

Hill-country Romneys

This flock of Romney sheep is being mustered on a North Island hill-country farm. The dog in the foreground is a huntaway, bred in New Zealand for this sort of country. Huntaways drive sheep by barking.

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Hugh Stringleman and Robert Peden, 'Sheep farming - Environment and sheep farming', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 April 2024)

Story by Hugh Stringleman and Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008, updated 1 Mar 2015