School: Teampall Mhuire

Location:
Carbad Beg, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Eithne, Bean Uí Mhaonghaille

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0143, Page 474

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In summer we hatch a good deal of eggs. First of all we get a box and put a sod of clay at the bottom of it. Then we put straw and hay over it and fix it very tidy. We get twelve or fourteen eggs and put them in the middle of the box.

We get a clucking hen and leave her on them for three weeks. We feed her once a day with meal and potatoes and we give her a drink of

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Collector
Ita Killeen
Gender
female
Address
Cartoon, Co. Mayo
Informant
Mrs Killeen
Gender
female
Address
Cartoon, Co. Mayo
Language
English