School: Gráinseach Ailt an Chaistín (St. Johnston)

Saint Johnstown, Co. Donegal
Seán Ó Seanacháin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1106, Page 46

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1106, Page 46

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  1. XML School: Gráinseach Ailt an Chaistín (St. Johnston)
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  3. XML “The Lore of Certain Days”
  4. XML “The Care of Our Farm Animals”

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  1. Cows, calves less than one year old, "Sturks" between one year and two years old. "Stallers" which are being fattened for beef. "Milch" cows which had calves this Spring and are giving milk. "Strippers" are cows which had not calves this year and which are not giving much milk. "Springers" are cows which will have calves very soon.
    Stallions, mares, foals, colts and fillies. A colt is a male horse from one to three years old; a "gelding" is a castrated or emasculated horse. A filly is a female horse from one to three years of age.
    Sheep. Ewes, rams, lambs, hoggets, wethers. A "hogget" is a female sheep two years old which never had any lambs. A "wether" means the same in sheep as a "bullock" means in cattle i.e. a castrated male animal.
    Pigs. Hogs or boars or "Branns" and
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. activities
      1. economic activities
        1. agriculture (~2,659)
          1. animal husbandry (~2,587)