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- ... The farm animals usually kept for use in my district are cows,(???), bulls, heifers, horses, asses, pigs, which are very useful as they supply a good portion of bacon for the upkeep of the house the same applies to fowls kept on the farm. The hens supply eggs and when eggs hatched out the young chickens roosted are a tasty dish served with bacon. Goose are also very good, but dirty the pasture on cows. Turkeys are good as they fetch a good price for Xmas market. Hens are generally called luck-cluck. Turkeys Bee-Bee. The cows are usually known to their owners by their names such- as John Joe Ryan.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- John Joe Ryan