'Rockthorpe' Tasmania.

Australia, 1963

Film
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The story of the production of breeding ewes and rams required to maintain high quality Australian wool. Fifty years of experience at “Rockthorpe” stud farm in Tasmania, have produced the Polwarth sheep - a breed suited to both coastal and highland conditions. Shows how the use of a fleec measurement system, individual classification, and selection of breeding-stock brings outstanding results.

Credits

production company

Tasmania. Dept. of Film Production

Duration

00:09:36:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1963

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014210

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Wool industry - Australia

Animals & Wildlife → Sheep breeding - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Tasmania

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Places → Tasmania

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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