National Geographic : 1928 Apr
Photographs by Charles J. Belden AT THE DODGE GATE Before the ewes are put in the shearing pens they are separated from their lambs by means of a specially constructed gate. The lambs go into one corral and the ewes into another. THE SHEEPMAN'S TRADE-MARK After shearing, the sheepare branded with aspecially prepared paint that will not wash off. Each owner hasadifferent brand, and bythis mark he can claim any sheep which strays from hisflock.