Management of Cows ~1819

Running a Dairy in the Early 1800s.

Every cookbook should have such a thorough section on livestock management. This excerpt opens a window on the practical aspects of owning a cow. It covers all of the details – from cleanliness, to weaning the calf, to hiring a milking maid.




SourceAmerican domestic cookery, formed on principles of economy, for the use of private families. 1819.

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