Story: Transport of animals

Home-made barge

Home-made barge

Two farmers use a home-made barge to transport their sheep across the Whanganui River, in November 2006. Behind them the rest of the mob await their turn in a temporary pen.

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Ruth Low, 'Transport of animals - Droving – ‘on the hoof’', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 February 2023)

Story by Ruth Low, published 24 Nov 2008