Story: Waikato region

Farmers’ handbook, 1934

A handbook of stock earmarks and brands in the Waikato, Raglan, Hauraki Plains and Thames districts was published in 1934. These pages from the book show the earmarks used on some Waikato farms, an advertisement for stationery with stock markings, and a range of veterinary instruments, including eartags, dehorners, and castrating knives and clamps.

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Reference: 1982-45-1

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato region - Farming', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 July 2024)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, updated 1 Jul 2015