School: Adamstown (roll number 3755)

Adamstown, Co. Wexford
D. Curtis

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Domestic Animals

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0900, Page 046

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Horses, cows, cattle, sheep, pigs, dogs and cats are the domestic animals of the farmer.
Some horses are kept to do farm work, and others are kept to race and to hunt.
They are put in the house at night during the Winter. They are fed on hay, straw, oats and mangolds.
The house in which they are kept is called a stable.
This house is cleaned out once a day.

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