Trio rules the roost

Shepparton News - Country News - - MAN’S BEST FRIEND -

Jeff and Jane Long, with their dogs Emma, Char­lie and Chip, look af­ter 7000 emus on their prop­erty at Tragowel. Placid . . .

Emma and Char­lie sit qui­etly among the emus as the in­quis­i­tive birds peck at their col­lars.

Pad­dock work . . . with Emma and Chip. Jeff

Chips off old block . . . It’s Emma’s job to carry the next gen­er­a­tion of Chips — she is preg­nant with a lit­ter due soon.

Brave one . . . He might be the small­est, but Char­lie doesn’t let his size stop him — he is the bravest of the three dogs.

No bar­rier . . . Chip and Emma in ac­tion, jump­ing the fence to round up the baby emus.

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