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Photo taken by Claudia Raleigh at Cootamundra Sale YardsHi I’m Claudia. My family operate a prime lamb rearing business in Cootamundra, NSW, Australia and today I am going to share our story with you. Better still why not come and visit Cootamundra.CootamundraInteresting fact!!!!!!The greatest batsman the world has My town ever known Sir Donald Bradman was born in Cootamundra on 27th August COOTAMUNDRA1908 and you can visit the small private hospital where he was born at 89 • Cootamundra is aAdams Street ,Cootamundra. The birthplace cottage contains memorabilia corruption of the Aboriginal of Sir Don, of cricket and of the Cootamundra district. word "Gooramundra" meaning turtles, swamp or low-lying. • Cootamundra is centrally located geographically in the South West Slopes of New South Wales - between Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide •http://www.cootamundra.local-e.nsw.gov.auAustralia “rode” on the sheep's back •My family and I are carrying on a proud Australian tradition•Sheep arrived in Australia with the first fleet in 1788•They were brought by Governor Phillip from the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa. They had fat, long tails and their wool was like hair. Sheep are not native to Australiahttp://dl.screenaustralia.gov.au/module/1592/A year in the life of a Prime Lamb Farmer...JANUARY: Joining. We select ewes for mothering ability and twinning and rams for qualities you want in a prime lamb such as carcase quality and growth rate.MAY: 5 months later lambs are born.MAY-JUNE: We undertake lamb marking,docking and castrating, vaccination, earmarking and tagging.You can read all about these procedures and why we do them at this web link www.agric.wa.gov.auJUNE- OCT: Lambs are left to grow in peace on prime pastures supplied by grower.OCTOBER onwards: When lambs reach ideal weight for customers, they are sold either through the auction system at sale yards or direct to processors.Cootamundra SaleyardsPhoto by Claudia Raleigh
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