Story: Transport of animals

Modern stock truck, 2003

Modern stock truck, 2003

This is a state-of-the-art stock truck from 2003. The fibreglass and aluminium crate has four decks for sheep and transforms into a two-deck crate for cattle. It can haul 600 prime lambs, 400 ewes, or 40–45 adult cattle.

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Ruth Low, 'Transport of animals - Trucks', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 July 2022)

Story by Ruth Low, published 24 Nov 2008