Bill Browne's Working Horses

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Interviewees: Bill Browne
Location: Weethalle
Themes: Animals

Bill Browne is a farmer and donor of ‘The Bill Browne Vintage Machinery Collection’, to the Weethalle Museum. Long after other farmers had given up their horses for tractors, Bill continued using huge teams of up to 14 horses to pull his farm machinery. Hear about Bill’s 12 horse seeder and how the length of the season has changed via influences relating to modern seed quality genetics.

Stage 5 Education Resource:
Bill Browne's Working Horses - Weethalle (248KB)

Museum: Weethalle Whistlestop Museum