Management of Cows ~1819

Running a Dairy.

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.

ManagmentofCows1819

KeepingDairyClean_1819WeeningCalves_1819

RearingCalves_1819MilkMaid_1819

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

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