Sheep in the Shire In Hobbiton, originally uploaded by miss_rogue. When Peter Jackson’s production crew left Matamata, New Zealand, they left 17 hobbit holes on the private farm that was used as a stand-in for the Shire. Since then, the farm’s sheep have moved in on this hobbit ghost town. Related By Angela Feltes| 2016-10-25T16:52:29+00:00 October 5th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! FacebookTwitterLinkedinTumblrGoogle+PinterestEmail Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.