Story: Farm fencing

Modern cattle yards

Modern cattle yards

A drench is being administered in a cattle-yard raceway. Most cattle yards have a platform alongside the raceway for farm staff to stand on while attending to stock. They can walk on the flat boards to get around the yards while keeping out of the way of cattle.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAANR 6325/W3302 Drawer 1

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Robert Peden, 'Farm fencing - Yards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 December 2023)

Story by Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008