School: Belturbet (B)

Location:
Belturbet, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
J. Mc Govern

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Oats

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0971, Page 202

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The oats are cut when they are ripe. Sometimes they are cut with a reaper and other times with a reaper and binder. When they get over ripe the grain falls out. The reaper only cuts the straw and divides it into sheaves. Then they are built in stooks called single and double stooks. A single stook consists

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