Kōrero: Sheep farming

Crutching time

This Footrot Flats cartoon by Murray Ball shows ewes being crutched before mating. Clearing away dags and stained wool from around the ewes’ tail-end makes mating easier.

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Diogenes Designs Ltd
Cartoon by Murray Ball

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Hugh Stringleman and Robert Peden, 'Sheep farming - The seasonal round', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/16680/crutching-time (accessed 24 June 2024)

He kōrero nā Hugh Stringleman and Robert Peden, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008, updated 1 Mar 2015