School: Ring, Dalahasey (roll number 9111)

Ring Commons, Co. Dublin
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0783, Page 51

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0783, Page 51

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  1. At the beginning of the worlk God created animals for mans use and benifit, therefore we should not ill-treat them, but to care them as much as they can, they are the cow, the horse the cattle and sheep.
    The cow is one of our faithfullest servants, she gives us milk butter and cheese when she is drove into the cowhouse in the evening a chain is put around her neck and fastened by a crook then she is given hay and milked she is milked into an enamel basis then she is given turnips and oats if the turnips was given to her before she is milked they would taste the butter. When we want to call the cow we call her pruggy, next to the cow ranks the horse - a useful farm animal when he is born he is called a foal when
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    1. activities
      1. economic activities
        1. agriculture (~2,659)
          1. animal husbandry (~2,587)
    Kevin White
    Dermotstown, Co. Dublin