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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After gaining experience there he was engaged at a 50,000-acre sheep station with a reputation for being the best in the area for wool.
The sheep station conducts agricultural research and operates on about 75 square miles (195 square kilometers) in Idaho.
The 65-year-old, who was born on a sheep station in Tasmania, has played David in Birmingham-made series since 1982.
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.
As the sun lowers I return to my accommodation, Rawnsley Park Station, a working sheep station. My plush villa is at the top end of their room options, which also include standard cabins and a campground and caravan area.
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.
He lives on his family's upland sheep station in Northumberland and away from politics is a keen rugby player representing Border Park Rugby Club as a loosehead prop.