Story: Rural language


A huntaway sheepdog attempts to herd three sheep through a gate at the top of the course during a sheepdog trial. Unfortunately, after nipping one of the sheep the dog loses control of the mob and they head off the course – a situation known as a blowout.

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Dianne Bardsley, 'Rural language - Farm animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 July 2022)

Story by Dianne Bardsley, published 24 Nov 2008