They are the endangered species of Maitland’s farming landscape.
Ramshackle structures built decades ago in a reflection of the city’s agricultural past.
And according to Millers Forest farmers Selby Green and Tony O’Hearn the humble hay shed is facing extinction.
“These hay sheds are so important to the landscape and history of Maitland, but people are just knocking them down to replace them with garden sheds and lawn lockers,” Mr Green, 67, said.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury, April 21, 2014.