Story: Manawatū and Horowhenua region

Feilding saleyards

Feilding saleyards

On at least one occasion in the first decade of the 20th century, more than 40,000 sheep were yarded in one day at these yards – a record which stood until 1937. The saleyards in Feilding remain the largest in New Zealand.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Manawatū and Horowhenua region - Heyday: 1910s to 1960s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 April 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Apr 2015