Story: Farmer and grower organisations

Bull parade

Bull parade

These Hereford bulls are at the Gisborne Agricultural and Pastoral Show about 1952. The prize-winning bull leading the group was imported. Shows like this gave farmers the opportunity to compare their own stock with animals considered the best of their day.

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Willie Smith and Steven Kelly, 'Farmer and grower organisations - Agricultural and Pastoral associations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 May 2024)

Story by Willie Smith and Steven Kelly, published 24 Nov 2008, reviewed & revised 30 Nov 2023