Kōrero: Dairying and dairy products

Travelling herd tester

Travelling herd tester

In the early days of herd testing, most were women who had to travel from farm to farm carrying their equipment and clothing in a horse-drawn cart. Some of these horses travelled thousands of kilometres. Some of the testers married dairy farmers.

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Hugh Stringleman and Frank Scrimgeour, 'Dairying and dairy products - Breed improvement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15708/travelling-herd-tester (accessed 2 March 2021)

He kōrero nā Hugh Stringleman and Frank Scrimgeour, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008