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John McCaw states that in 1902 Feilding claimed a North Island record for the number of sheep yarded at a sale - 42,000. This was not eclipsed until the 1937 sale of over 50,000 sheep. See also 2014N_Sf18b_008033

John McCaw appears in this 1974 Spectrum radio documentary about the Feilding saleyards, held by Nga Taonga - https://www.ngataonga.org.nz/collections/catalogue/catalogue-item?record_id=218046

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014N_Sf18a_008032
Title
Feilding Saleyards
Held In
Coolstore
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Sf 18a
Date
1902

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Creation

Created By
Place
Feilding

Object rights

Taxonomy

Tags
feilding,
rural towns and life,
sale yards,
sheep,
wool,
Community Tags
post office tower,
sheep,
sheep pens,
younger's stables,

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