The Urisino Blog

Stories documenting our progress

Mustering feral goats around the Urisino shearing sheds

Mustering feral goats , 300 km west of Bourke is a complicated and expensive procedure.

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Goats ring-bark trees

Goats are known to eat anything. Here when given access to young sapling gum trees they make short shrift of this tasty delight!

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That fence will have to go

Poor fences cause erosion due to cattle wandering near the water holes. These will be fixed soon.

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It just goes on

And on and on. Maintaining fire breaks is a constant challenge where distance and heat make the task very expensive.

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D9 for muscle

This d9 dozer makes quick work of the boundary fence line in Urisino.

Heavy machinery like this Caterpillar d9 bulldozer is what is required in the outback where vast distances between repair shops is a logistical nightmare.

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New pump

New electric pumps are much smaller than ones from five years ago.

This one here will pull 60 amps and 20meg per day at max output.

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