School: Claremorris (B.) (roll number 9863)

Claremorris, Co. Mayo

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Farm Animals

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0098, Page 187

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The people call the cow such as the Black cow, the Red cow and others. The people call the cow and the calf and the horse by certain names such as "phew woe" to the cow, "suck suck," to the calf and "phew" to the horse. You would call the pig by "furah" and the duck by "weak" and the turkey by "Bras, Bras, Bras,"
and the hen by "chuck chuck chuck", and the goose by "badda, badda, badda.
The cows are tied by the neck in this district. Where the cows live is called the cowhouse or cowshed. A horse is called a stable. The horse is let loose in the stable around this district.

T. Cullinane
Lugatemple, Co. Mayo