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Clearance for livestock
Sheep, shelters etc
main image Droving cattle, Skye, Inverness-shire
This drove of cattle are on their way from Skye, in the early 20th century. Some of the cattle have long horns and rough coats typical of the Highland breed.

Cattle would once have been shipped to the nearest mainland landing place and herded overland to their final destination – often London.

By this time, they would have been shipped then transported by lorry. Many of the overland routes used by drovers can still be seen in the landscape.

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