Kōrero: Farm buildings

Old milking shed

Old milking shed

Milking was a family job in the 19th and early 20th century, and conditions were primitive. A cow waits to enter the milking shed on this North Island bush dairy farm in the 1890s. The cows are being hand-milked in bails (stalls). Afterwards, each cow backs out of the bail into the small yard in front of the shed before being let out to graze.

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

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Robert Peden, 'Farm buildings - Milking sheds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18493/old-milking-shed (accessed 12 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Robert Peden, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008