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    We have film of three different kinds of Australian produce...first in Western Australia..They were mustered?

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    ls sheep
    2.05


    sheep through race 5 sheep going
    7.00


    big flock moving 91/2 flocks along street
    11.00


    horseman cracking whip 13 sheep round corne
    15.00


    sheep run past 19 sheep along road 20 horseman with flock
    22.00


    girl in night dress chasing sheep 251/2 horseman past flock
    28.00


    dog working sheep 31 sheep onto wharf 391/2 ls Cimbriams two men 38 cu cunter 40 left to right Brian Buzzard Western Livestock director
    36.00


    Jack Lee managing director Western Livestock. Horwood was member of Australian meat board
    42.00


    sheep through gate
    43.00


    sheep catch ship
    46.00



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: We have film of three different kinds of Australian produce...first in Western Australia..They were mustered on a property near Geraldton.Five-thousand wethers from forty producers in the Northampton and Geraldton districts had been bought for export to Kuwait in the Persian gulf.The sheep were all brought in to "Deepdale" property to be moved in one big flock to the Geraldton wharf.

    Before many Geraldton residents were up for breakfast, the sheep were moving through the township.Twelve drovers on foot, two on horseback and several dogs had the task of getting the sheep to the wharf with as little upset to the town as possible.Occasionally, they had some unofficial held from youngsters.

    The droving was completed in about two hours.The five thousand sheep, with another one-thousand road trucked to the wharf, make up the biggest shipment ever from Geraldton.It was worth about 18-thousand pounds.

    Officials of the exporting agents watch the final phase of the operation.It took eight hours.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2DEG2CCRVO3XZSR4YTTTF5X6W
    Media URN:
    VLVA2DEG2CCRVO3XZSR4YTTTF5X6W
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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