Story: Farm buildings

Slatted sheep-holding area

Slatted sheep-holding area

With all the gates at this slatted area lifted, sheep can be easily herded into the woolshed. Once they are packed in, the gates are lowered to confine them. Loading sheep can be quite straightforward in well-designed sheds, but poor shed design can make it a difficult and tiring job.

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Reference: AANR 6329 80 DA 22,430

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Robert Peden, 'Farm buildings - Woolsheds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 June 2024)

Story by Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008