Kōrero: Government and agriculture

Dipping sheep

Dipping sheep

These sheep are being put through a plunge dip at Ōrari Gorge Station, about 1899. By that time sheep were dipped to control lice and keds rather than scab, but the process and regulations were the same. The man by the dip has a crook he uses to push the sheep completely under the solution.

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Reference: PhotoCD 14 IMG0067

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Tony Nightingale, 'Government and agriculture - Land purchase and early farming regulations, 1840–1876', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18045/dipping-sheep (accessed 14 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Tony Nightingale, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008