Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:
A comparison of reciprocal progeny tests amongst Holstein-Friesian sires from Canada and the United States of America, 1974
Scope and Contents Located in A.B.R.O. Reprints 1973 - 1974. Volume 8 of 19.
Birdie L. (15522), 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Photograph of a cow named Birdie L. (15522). Beneath the image is the cow's lineage and the results from milk and butter testing in 1905.
British Holstein Cow, "Gorstage Gonda", 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Photograph of the British Holstein cow, "Gorstage Gonda" standing in a paddock in the early 20th century. She was owned by Mrs. Townshend and 'in one year (1910-1911) this cow gave the extraordinary yield of 1647 gallons of milk.'
Buffalo Cow: yield 6800 lbs milk, 12% butter, 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Photograph of a buffalo cow on a lead held by an Indian man in a forest.
"Casey Jones" Produced Three Tubs of Butter a Year and "Handsome Is As Handsome Does", 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Two photographs of Holstein dairy cows that produced different amounts of butter in Wisconsin, USA in the early 20th century. The first photograph, "Casey Jones" Produced Three Tubs of Butter a Year' shows a pure-bred Holstein that looked good, but produced a small amount of butter. The second photograph, "Handsome Is As Handsome Does" shows aonther pure-bred Holstein cow, "Vickery Vale Beechwood" that produced 20 pounds of butter a year. Both were at Wisconsin Station.
Cattle transferrins and milk production, 1968
Scope and Contents Located in A.B.R.O. Reprints 1967 - 1968. Volume 5 of 19.
Charm beginning 'La dhomh 's mi dol dha'n Roimh' and accompanying note, c1870
Scope and Contents Charm beginning 'La dhomh 's mi dol dha'n Roimh, Thachair orm Calumcille (steaphain?) Peadair agus Pol'. The accompanying note describes how the charm is used with a rod 'starag', hoop 'cuach', sprigs of ivy, broken horseshoe nails and linen to protect cows and their milk.
Charm entitled 'A Chloimh Chat', c1870
Scope and Contents Charm entitled 'A Chloimh Chat' [The Catkin Wool] collected from John Paton or Beaton or Bethune, shepherd, Àird-nan-Laogh, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist beginning 'Buainidh mise Chloimh-chat, An lion a bhuain Bride o (romh?) 'glaic'. Additions have been made to it in ink and a tick indicates it has been transcribed elsewhere. A note also reads 'See p[age] 78'.
Charm entitled 'An Eitheann Mu Chrann', c1870
Scope and Contents Charm entitled 'An Eitheann Mu Chrann' [The Tree-Entwining Ivy] beginning 'Buainidh mis an Eitheann mu chrann, Mar a bhuain Moire le h-aon laimh'. The charm is noted as being called 'Leum mu-chrann' in Harris [Na Hearadh] and also as having been transcribed elsewhere.
Charm entitled 'Eolas A Chronachaidh', 8 May 1869
Scope and Contents Charm entitled 'Eolas A Chronachaidh' [Spell of the Counteracting] collected from Isiebeal Siosal [Isabel Chisholm], tinker of no fixed abode, beginning 'Buainidh mis a chathair aigh/chearr, Mar a bhuain Criosda le ' laimh.'
Dates: 8 May 1869