Kōrero: Farm mechanisation

Milking before mechanisation

Milking before mechanisation

Before the introduction of milking machines, the whole family had to help with milking cows every morning and night. Women and children work alongside men in this primitive milking shed at Kahouri Bridge, Taranaki, in the 1890s. Mechanisation reduced the burden of labour for farming families.

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Puke Ariki - Taranaki Museum & Library
Reference: PHO2002-790

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

James Watson, 'Farm mechanisation - Consequences of farm mechanisation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18409/milking-before-mechanisation (accessed 20 January 2020)

He kōrero nā James Watson, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008