Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
Photograph of an African man milking a cow in a paddock in the late 19th or early 20th century.
Charm for milk entitled 'An Toraman (For Milk)' beginning 'Buaini mise an toraman' probably collected from Mary Stewart, age 76, Malacleit [Malaclate, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] also known as Màiri Bhreac, sean bhanachaig [old dairywoman]. The charm is composed of five lines. A comment in English states that Màiri saw the plant mentioned in Skye [An t-Eilean Sgitheanach] but not in North Uist. Text scored over with note saying 'Transcribed'.
Photograph of a woman milking a Creollo cow in a paddock in [possibly Argentina] in the late 19th or early 20th century.
Custom called 'Faobh-bhleothan' probably collected from Margaret MacDonald, Malacleit/Malaclete, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist telling how if a woman was caught milking her neighbour's cow and thus stealing its milk, her hand would be cut off at the wrist. 'A spot is still pointed at Udal where this was done for a poor wretch cau[gh]t in the act'. Written transversely over the text is another example citing the spot on Vallay [Bhàlaigh] where a woman was 'buried alive' for the same offence.
Photograph of three women standing with milk pails ready to milk the cows in a paddock on a farm in the early 20th century.
Effect of feeding level, breed and milking potential on body tissues and organs of mature, non-lactating cows, 1991
Located in I.A.P.G.R-E.R.S. Staff Papers 1991. Part 2.
Photograph of two German ewes used for milking and their two lambs in a sheep pen in the early 20th century.
Photograph of two men in traditional dress with a flock of sheep on a hillside in the Balkans in the early 20th century. The text beneath the image notes that 'sheep are mostly used for milking purposes, cows and goats being rather scarce.'
Robertson writes that he is enclosing some information (not present) on suggested methods of milking to secure greater cleanliness. He recommends Ewart visit Mr Buckley's farm at Moundsmere Manor, near Basingstoke, to see the method in use.
Located in I.A.P.G.R-E.R.S. Staff Papers 1988. Part 2.