PRINCE Charles has continued his Jubilee Tour of Australia with a visit to a Tasmanian sheep stud.He found himself up close and personal with a flock of Merino sheep at the Leenavale stud near Hobart today.
The prince inspected the flock as it was mustered by the stud's sheep dogs, spending about 20 minutes in the pen with the sheep.
His visit came in his capacity as the patron of The Campaign for Wool, an initiative to promote wool sales from Commonwealth countries.
Earlier he and the Duchess of Cornwall visited the historic Tasmanian town of Richmond, where they received an enthusiastic welcome.
The couple will take a walk around Salamanca Place in Hobart this afternoon before attending a reception hosted by Tasmanian Premier Lara Giddings.