Kōrero: Farming in the economy

Cowshed (2 o 2)

Cowshed

There is only one cow still waiting to enter the milking shed on this dairy farm at Kahouri Bridge, in Taranaki, in the 1890s. Behind the shed are dead trees, which remain standing after the initial clearing of the bush. Hand milking, twice a day and in all weather, was a tedious job, but returns from the milk provided a steady income for undercapitalised small farmers.

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

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Robert Peden, 'Farming in the economy - Refrigeration and the growth of the dairy industry', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17621/cowshed (accessed 21 January 2022)

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