Tag Archives: droving

Can Grazing Animals Save the World?

G’Day Mob,

For the last couple of weeks you have joined me as we look at droving in northern New South Wales. This post I want to share the work of Alan Savory and his theories on how grazing animals can save the world. Continue reading

The Drover

 G’Day Mob,

A few weeks ago Brian took a phone call. Mick from Wallangra was putting together a herd of weaners (young cattle) for the route but the stock contractor would be a week late. Could Brian take the mob on the road each day and return them to the yards at night? Would Brian be the drover?

The Drover and Manu

The Drover and Manu

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Clancy of the Overflow

G’Day Mob,

One of Australia’s most cherished poets is A B (Banjo) Paterson and his 1889 poem “Clancy of the Overflow” is one of his best remembered works. It tells the story of Clancy who has gone to Queensland droving ….

106 Clancy

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Traffic Chaos

G’Day Mob,

Usually I can drive the 90km round-trip to Warialda and pass maybe half a dozen vehicles, but this week the world has gone mad. With the wheat harvest in full swing and cattle from drought affected Queensland on our stock routes there is traffic chaos around Coolatai. Here is my tally from today’s trip to Little Town:  Continue reading