sheep station


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sheep station

or

sheep run

n
(Agriculture) Austral and NZ a large sheep farm. Also called: run
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He has also worked on a sheep station in Robe, South Australia, during shearing season.
Researchers on the BBC1 show make the discovery that, in 1870, Craig's greatgreat-grandfather Harry Macklin Shaw was working on a sheep station by day and spending his free time clog dancing.
His son, Luke, is settled back at the farm, after spending a year on a sheep station near Melbourne.
Pictures of their sheep station in the outback were sent to my sibling and it was an interesting experience learning about rural life Down Under.
One of the accompanying members of NSC staff, Chloe Bird commented, "We had an amazing time in New Zealand; we visited many dairy and stock farms and stayed on an isolated sheep station on the edge of the coast.
The author has organized the main body of his text in twenty roughly chronological chapters that examine Ormond's upbringing, early philanthropic efforts educating the station hands in his employee at his fatherAEs sheep station, his support of various Universities in Melbourne, and his lasting legacy in various institutions throughout Melbourne.
The experience of this remoteness is heightened as you travel in your own vehicle, battling the elements to Cordillo Downs, once Australia's largest sheep station (it's about 3,000 square miles), famous for shearing over 85,000 sheep in one season.
So, when conservationists want to preserve a habitat, they often have a simple solution--just buy up a local cattle or sheep station and remove all of the livestock.
The first walypila settlement reached was Warrawagine sheep station.
After crossing the globe, her series ends this week in Western Australia, where size really is everything - the sheep station she's visiting extends for nearly a million acres of Outback.
I can think of no better example of a New Zealand text dedicated to going beyond 'common sense' ways of thinking about the nonhuman natural world, and about sheep in particular, than Tutira: A New Zealand Sheep Station by W.