Story: Rural language

Eye dog at work

Eye dog at work

An eye dog is a sheepdog that controls sheep by fixing them with a stare. This one is attempting to herd a flock back towards the gate being held open by the farmer.

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Dianne Bardsley, 'Rural language - Farm animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 July 2024)

Story by Dianne Bardsley, published 24 Nov 2008