Eleven year old Lachlan Crick, son of Ian at their farm at Chute during a day of sheep shearing. Lachlan helps with wool rousing and sweeping while the elders shear. Chute, Victoria 2007
       
     
 Barry 'Whiskey' Blake, a wool rouser (formally a sheep shearer) is seen with his two working dogs in Jon Jess' shed. Ballyrogan, Victoria 2007
       
     
 Graham, Al and Nick take their 15 minute smoko break at the Smith brother's Chaff Mill. Rocklyn, Victoria 2007
       
     
 Shearer Brian Ward drenches the sheep after they are sheared at the Crick property. The pour-on drench is used to rid and prevent the animal of intestinal parasites, such as roundworm and tapeworm. Chute, Victoria 2007
       
     
 A shearer cleans his combs after a days work. Horsham, Victoria 2007
       
     
 Brian Ward shears sheep at Tom Jess' property in Beaufort. Brian is a private contractor and works for different sheep farmers all around the region. Beaufort, Victoria 2007
       
     
 A farm hand grades potatoes on the Trigg property in Bungaree. The grade of the potato is determined by size. The Triggs also specialise in dairy farming. Bungaree, Victoria 2007
       
     
 Barry 'Whiskey' Blake, a wool rouser (formally a sheep shearer) processes sheared fleese at Jon Jess' shed. Ballyrogan, Victoria 2007
       
     
 The working dog of Barry 'Whiskey' Blake at Jon Jess' shearing shed. Apart from rounding up the sheep, the dogs are also useful for catching mice around the shed. Barry has two dogs which he trained himself, and which only answer to him. Ballyrogan, Victoria 2007
       
     
 Canola farmer Ken Schilling stands on his property on the Wimmera Highway, where Mount Zero can be seen just outside of Horsham. Horsham, Victoria 2007
       
     
 Luke, a private contractor works on the property of Paul Flanders in Trawalla, driving the tractor up and down the paddock sewing wheat seed into the night. Trawalla, Victoria 2007
       
     
 Luke, a private contractor works on the property of Paul Flanders in Trawalla, driving the tractor up and down the paddock sewing wheat seed into the night. Trawalla, Victoria 2007
       
     
 Farm hand Mark is seen near the grain storage silos at Steve Broadbent’s property. Tatyoon, Victoria 2007
       
     
 Chaff mill director Ian Smith stands beside an old steam generator on his property. Rocklyn, Victoria 2007
       
     
 Casual labourer Allan stacks bags of 'Lookout' livestock feed as the machine fills and seals. He explains that if you don't change shoulders for each back you pick up, your body posture will become lop-sided. Rocklyn, Victoria 2007
       
     
 Chaff mill labourer Nick (Above) works together with director David Smith. In this photograph, David fits an empty bag to the grain processor as Nick takes the full ones away. Rocklyn, Victoria 2007
       
     
 Ian Smith guides the hay through the chaff cutter at the mill. Ian explains how the hay is steamed before it is cut. 'If you cut the hay cold, it shatters and becomes useless'. Some of the equipment used at the chaff mill dates back to the 1920s. Rocklyn, Victoria 2007
       
     
 Ian Smith guides the hay through the chaff cutter at the mill. Ian explains how the hay is steamed before it is cut. 'If you cut the hay cold, it shatters and becomes useless'. Some of the equipment used at the chaff mill dates back to the 1920s. Rocklyn, Victoria 2007
       
     
 A farmer at the Smith brother's chaff mill displays a handful of oats as he describes how their 85 year old belt driven machine seperates the oats into three different quality grades. Rocklyn, Victoria 2007
       
     
 Miles Read, housesitting for his brother who is away. Miles also has property in Tatyoon where he mainly farms sheep and cattle. Tatyoon, Victoria 2007
       
     
 Eleven year old Lachlan Crick, son of Ian at their farm at Chute during a day of sheep shearing. Lachlan helps with wool rousing and sweeping while the elders shear. Chute, Victoria 2007
       
     

Eleven year old Lachlan Crick, son of Ian at their farm at Chute during a day of sheep shearing. Lachlan helps with wool rousing and sweeping while the elders shear. Chute, Victoria 2007

 Barry 'Whiskey' Blake, a wool rouser (formally a sheep shearer) is seen with his two working dogs in Jon Jess' shed. Ballyrogan, Victoria 2007
       
     

Barry 'Whiskey' Blake, a wool rouser (formally a sheep shearer) is seen with his two working dogs in Jon Jess' shed. Ballyrogan, Victoria 2007

 Graham, Al and Nick take their 15 minute smoko break at the Smith brother's Chaff Mill. Rocklyn, Victoria 2007
       
     

Graham, Al and Nick take their 15 minute smoko break at the Smith brother's Chaff Mill. Rocklyn, Victoria 2007

 Shearer Brian Ward drenches the sheep after they are sheared at the Crick property. The pour-on drench is used to rid and prevent the animal of intestinal parasites, such as roundworm and tapeworm. Chute, Victoria 2007
       
     

Shearer Brian Ward drenches the sheep after they are sheared at the Crick property. The pour-on drench is used to rid and prevent the animal of intestinal parasites, such as roundworm and tapeworm. Chute, Victoria 2007

 A shearer cleans his combs after a days work. Horsham, Victoria 2007
       
     

A shearer cleans his combs after a days work. Horsham, Victoria 2007

 Brian Ward shears sheep at Tom Jess' property in Beaufort. Brian is a private contractor and works for different sheep farmers all around the region. Beaufort, Victoria 2007
       
     

Brian Ward shears sheep at Tom Jess' property in Beaufort. Brian is a private contractor and works for different sheep farmers all around the region. Beaufort, Victoria 2007

 A farm hand grades potatoes on the Trigg property in Bungaree. The grade of the potato is determined by size. The Triggs also specialise in dairy farming. Bungaree, Victoria 2007
       
     

A farm hand grades potatoes on the Trigg property in Bungaree. The grade of the potato is determined by size. The Triggs also specialise in dairy farming. Bungaree, Victoria 2007

 Barry 'Whiskey' Blake, a wool rouser (formally a sheep shearer) processes sheared fleese at Jon Jess' shed. Ballyrogan, Victoria 2007
       
     

Barry 'Whiskey' Blake, a wool rouser (formally a sheep shearer) processes sheared fleese at Jon Jess' shed. Ballyrogan, Victoria 2007

 The working dog of Barry 'Whiskey' Blake at Jon Jess' shearing shed. Apart from rounding up the sheep, the dogs are also useful for catching mice around the shed. Barry has two dogs which he trained himself, and which only answer to him. Ballyrogan, Victoria 2007
       
     

The working dog of Barry 'Whiskey' Blake at Jon Jess' shearing shed. Apart from rounding up the sheep, the dogs are also useful for catching mice around the shed. Barry has two dogs which he trained himself, and which only answer to him. Ballyrogan, Victoria 2007

 Canola farmer Ken Schilling stands on his property on the Wimmera Highway, where Mount Zero can be seen just outside of Horsham. Horsham, Victoria 2007
       
     

Canola farmer Ken Schilling stands on his property on the Wimmera Highway, where Mount Zero can be seen just outside of Horsham. Horsham, Victoria 2007

 Luke, a private contractor works on the property of Paul Flanders in Trawalla, driving the tractor up and down the paddock sewing wheat seed into the night. Trawalla, Victoria 2007
       
     

Luke, a private contractor works on the property of Paul Flanders in Trawalla, driving the tractor up and down the paddock sewing wheat seed into the night. Trawalla, Victoria 2007

 Luke, a private contractor works on the property of Paul Flanders in Trawalla, driving the tractor up and down the paddock sewing wheat seed into the night. Trawalla, Victoria 2007
       
     

Luke, a private contractor works on the property of Paul Flanders in Trawalla, driving the tractor up and down the paddock sewing wheat seed into the night. Trawalla, Victoria 2007

 Farm hand Mark is seen near the grain storage silos at Steve Broadbent’s property. Tatyoon, Victoria 2007
       
     

Farm hand Mark is seen near the grain storage silos at Steve Broadbent’s property. Tatyoon, Victoria 2007

 Chaff mill director Ian Smith stands beside an old steam generator on his property. Rocklyn, Victoria 2007
       
     

Chaff mill director Ian Smith stands beside an old steam generator on his property. Rocklyn, Victoria 2007

 Casual labourer Allan stacks bags of 'Lookout' livestock feed as the machine fills and seals. He explains that if you don't change shoulders for each back you pick up, your body posture will become lop-sided. Rocklyn, Victoria 2007
       
     

Casual labourer Allan stacks bags of 'Lookout' livestock feed as the machine fills and seals. He explains that if you don't change shoulders for each back you pick up, your body posture will become lop-sided. Rocklyn, Victoria 2007

 Chaff mill labourer Nick (Above) works together with director David Smith. In this photograph, David fits an empty bag to the grain processor as Nick takes the full ones away. Rocklyn, Victoria 2007
       
     

Chaff mill labourer Nick (Above) works together with director David Smith. In this photograph, David fits an empty bag to the grain processor as Nick takes the full ones away. Rocklyn, Victoria 2007

 Ian Smith guides the hay through the chaff cutter at the mill. Ian explains how the hay is steamed before it is cut. 'If you cut the hay cold, it shatters and becomes useless'. Some of the equipment used at the chaff mill dates back to the 1920s. Rocklyn, Victoria 2007
       
     

Ian Smith guides the hay through the chaff cutter at the mill. Ian explains how the hay is steamed before it is cut. 'If you cut the hay cold, it shatters and becomes useless'. Some of the equipment used at the chaff mill dates back to the 1920s. Rocklyn, Victoria 2007

 Ian Smith guides the hay through the chaff cutter at the mill. Ian explains how the hay is steamed before it is cut. 'If you cut the hay cold, it shatters and becomes useless'. Some of the equipment used at the chaff mill dates back to the 1920s. Rocklyn, Victoria 2007
       
     

Ian Smith guides the hay through the chaff cutter at the mill. Ian explains how the hay is steamed before it is cut. 'If you cut the hay cold, it shatters and becomes useless'. Some of the equipment used at the chaff mill dates back to the 1920s. Rocklyn, Victoria 2007

 A farmer at the Smith brother's chaff mill displays a handful of oats as he describes how their 85 year old belt driven machine seperates the oats into three different quality grades. Rocklyn, Victoria 2007
       
     

A farmer at the Smith brother's chaff mill displays a handful of oats as he describes how their 85 year old belt driven machine seperates the oats into three different quality grades. Rocklyn, Victoria 2007

 Miles Read, housesitting for his brother who is away. Miles also has property in Tatyoon where he mainly farms sheep and cattle. Tatyoon, Victoria 2007
       
     

Miles Read, housesitting for his brother who is away. Miles also has property in Tatyoon where he mainly farms sheep and cattle. Tatyoon, Victoria 2007