School: Empor (roll number 941)

Location:
Emper, Co. Westmeath
Teacher:
P. Gallagher

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The Care of Our Farm Animals

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0740, Page 076

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There are thirty animals at home on the farm namely, three horses, two calves, and twenty two cattle.
One of the cows names is "Bawney", the other "Gowney", and the other is "Polly".
The cowhouse is called a "bior", and it is a very big building with a manger inside which is made of wood and the cows are tied with a chain made of iron and it is fastened

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Collector
Brigid Maguire
Gender
female
Informant
Patrick Halion
Gender
male
Age
90
Address
Emper, Co. Westmeath
Language
English