Story: Inventions, patents and trademarks

The Corriedale sheep

Listen to the memories of James Little, the South Island sheep farmer who first bred the Corriedale sheep to suit New Zealand conditions. Corriedales were later farmed in large numbers overseas.

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Mark Derby, 'Inventions, patents and trademarks - Farming inventions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 March 2024)

Story by Mark Derby, published 11 Mar 2010, updated 1 Feb 2015