Story: Farm families

Daughter feeding chooks (2nd of 2)

Daughter feeding chooks

In the same year, 1903, one of the girls has the task of feeding the scraps to the hens. The hens run around the yard close to the farmhouse.

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Emma Dewson and Jock Phillips, 'Farm families - The colonial family and the household economy', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 January 2022)

Story by Emma Dewson and Jock Phillips, published 24 Nov 2008