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Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Description
An all metal device made from four pieces of flat metal, 1.8cm wide. One long piece and one short piece from each half of the device. The two halves are joined on each side by a bolt, washer and wire pin. Each half of the device is 'Y' shaped and is joined at the arms of the 'Y'. All four pieces…
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
An all metal device made from four pieces of flat metal, 1.8cm wide. One long piece and one short piece from each half of the device. The two halves are joined on each side by a bolt, washer and wire pin. Each half of the device is 'Y' shaped and is joined at the arms of the 'Y'. All four pieces are shaped with hooked ends at front and back. The hooked ends of the short pieces curve inward and the long pieces, outward. The device is designed to swivel at the joints.
History Of Use
This device is used to pick rocks, stick, etc. from the hooves of horses.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Height
4
Width
14.5
Length
82
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.0052.0005
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Metal rectangular sheep bell with clapper. The top of the bell has a rectangular metal loop with a brown looped shoelace attached. The top of the bell measures 3.5cm X 2.3 cm then increases in size to 5.2 cm X 4 cm at the mouth of the bell. A metal clapper hangs from the top of the inside of the…
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Metal rectangular sheep bell with clapper. The top of the bell has a rectangular metal loop with a brown looped shoelace attached. The top of the bell measures 3.5cm X 2.3 cm then increases in size to 5.2 cm X 4 cm at the mouth of the bell. A metal clapper hangs from the top of the inside of the bell.
History Of Use
Metal sheep bell. This bell would be secured around the neck of a sheep in order to indicate the location of the sheep by the sound of the bell. Bells such as these can be found in 1929 Woodward's Catalogue, p. 122.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Height
5.4
Width
3.9
Length
5.2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1974.0106.0006
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Large, metal rectangular bell without clapper. A rectangular loop and a nut are fastened to the top. The top measures 9.5 cm X 3 cm then increases in size to a 12.3 cm X 6 cm mouth. The sides have been fastened together by two rivets. The inside of the bell has a hook where a clapper could be a…
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Large, metal rectangular bell without clapper. A rectangular loop and a nut are fastened to the top. The top measures 9.5 cm X 3 cm then increases in size to a 12.3 cm X 6 cm mouth. The sides have been fastened together by two rivets. The inside of the bell has a hook where a clapper could be attached.
History Of Use
Metal rectangular cowbell. This bell would have been secured around the neck of a cow in order that the location of the cow would be indicated by the sound of the bell. This cowbell was found in the Blacksmith shop at the Bayson farm on Newens Road .
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Height
15.8
Width
6
Length
12.3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1979.0115.0026
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Horse bit measuring 12.5cm across. It is a solid bit with a small upward curvature in center of mouth piece. Two upper rings and two lower rings for attaching bridal and reins.
Other Names
REGULATION MILITARY BIT
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Horse bit measuring 12.5cm across. It is a solid bit with a small upward curvature in center of mouth piece. Two upper rings and two lower rings for attaching bridal and reins.
History Of Use
Horse bit.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Height
16.5
Length
12.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1979.0115.0029
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-WROUGHT;
Description
Horseshoes made by blacksmith. Assorted sizes.
Manufacturer
Blacksmith
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Horseshoes made by blacksmith. Assorted sizes.
History Of Use
Approximately three dozen horseshoes.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-WROUGHT;
Width
18
Length
20
Depth
3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Dimensions are related to one of the largest horshoes.
Accession No.
1979.0115.0046
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Metal rectangular sheep bell without clapper. The bell has a rectangular loop on top. The top part of the bell measures 3.5 cm X 2.3 cm then increases in size to a 5.2 cm X 3.9 cm mouth. The inside of the bell has no clapper.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Metal rectangular sheep bell without clapper. The bell has a rectangular loop on top. The top part of the bell measures 3.5 cm X 2.3 cm then increases in size to a 5.2 cm X 3.9 cm mouth. The inside of the bell has no clapper.
History Of Use
Metal rectangular sheep bell. This bell would have been secured around the neck of a sheep in order that the location of the sheep would be indicated by the sound of the bell. Bells such as this one can be found in 1929 Woodward's Catalogue, p. 122.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Height
5.4
Width
3.9
Length
5.2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.0035.0001
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Metal rectangular bell with wire clapper. The sides of the bell are riveted together by two rivets on each side. The top of the bell has a rectangular loop and a nail that has been bent on both ends. The top of the bell measures 8 cm X 3 cm then increases to a 9.7 cm X 6.6 cm mouth. One part of …
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Metal rectangular bell with wire clapper. The sides of the bell are riveted together by two rivets on each side. The top of the bell has a rectangular loop and a nail that has been bent on both ends. The top of the bell measures 8 cm X 3 cm then increases to a 9.7 cm X 6.6 cm mouth. One part of the rim is arched due to erosion. Inside the bell hangs a formed wire in the shape of a question mark that is used in place of a clapper.
History Of Use
Metal rectangular cowbell. This bell was secured on around the neck of a cow in order that the location of the cow could be determined by the sound of the bell. Bells such as this one can be found in 1929 Woodward's Catalogue, p. 122.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Height
14.5
Width
6.6
Length
9.7
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.0035.0002
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Cowbell. Looks handmade. No clapper.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Cowbell. Looks handmade. No clapper.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Height
10
Width
7
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.0050.0001
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Cowbell. Looks handmade. No clapper.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Cowbell. Looks handmade. No clapper.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Height
5
Width
3.5
Length
5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.0050.0002
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL-NAILS; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; WOOD-UNKNOWN; GLASS;
Description
This item is red and blue in color, looks like a square table. Top lifts off and the front has a long narrow door that opens outward. There is a long narrow window across the door for looking in to watch the chicks hatch and grow.
Other Names
INCUBATOR
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
This item is red and blue in color, looks like a square table. Top lifts off and the front has a long narrow door that opens outward. There is a long narrow window across the door for looking in to watch the chicks hatch and grow.
History Of Use
This brooder was posably home-made, with the capacity of twenty-five to fifty chicks up to four weeks of age.
Material
METAL-NAILS; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; WOOD-UNKNOWN; GLASS;
Height
77
Width
68.5
Length
74.5
Depth
31
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1996.0165.0002
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Hoof pick that has a wooden handle and short curved metal pick.
  2 Images  
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Hoof pick that has a wooden handle and short curved metal pick.
History Of Use
Used to remove debris (small stones and dirt) lodged in a horse's hooves
Length
15
9
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Total length is 15cm, handle is 9cm.
Accession No.
1988.7.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
A leather harness designed to fit over a calf's head. The front piece has two pieces of heavy leather stitched together, folded over rings at each end and riveted. Eleven nails have been driven through the back side, creating a spiked front. A chin strap is attached through the rings. It is clos…
  1 Image  
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A leather harness designed to fit over a calf's head. The front piece has two pieces of heavy leather stitched together, folded over rings at each end and riveted. Eleven nails have been driven through the back side, creating a spiked front. A chin strap is attached through the rings. It is closed with a buckle. The side pieces are attached to the rings and end with halter squares. The neck strap is attached to these squares, folded and riveted in place. The neck strap has a knot near one end, and fastened with a snap.
Narrative
Marshall-Wells Catalogue p. 186, p. 242
History Of Use
Leather calf weaner. Weaners such as this one were fitted over the mouth of a calf permitting the calf to graze on grass but preventing the calf from suckling. Pieces to construct this weaner could be found in Marshall-Wells Catalogue 1950, p. 242
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Length
60.5
Diameter
Top: 4.5 Base: 22
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
1
Accession No.
1971.64.7
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Description
The weaner calf is made up of metal. There are three triangular cuts on one side. Metal triangles have been pushed through the hole, they are stuck straight out and have very sharp points. The body of the metal is a flat square shape. The top of the device has two curved pieces of metal facing …
  1 Image  
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
The weaner calf is made up of metal. There are three triangular cuts on one side. Metal triangles have been pushed through the hole, they are stuck straight out and have very sharp points. The body of the metal is a flat square shape. The top of the device has two curved pieces of metal facing each other with metal ball on the ends.
Narrative
Prefaces card: 1979.115.34
History Of Use
This device was used to discourage calves from sucking milk from the mother.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Height
6.5
Width
12.2
Length
11
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
1
Accession No.
1979.115.34
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
A set of horn cutters with two round wooden handles connected to metal blades. The metal is attached to the wood with two small metal bolts and the blades are attached together with a small metal bolt.
  1 Image  
Subject Access
farm
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A set of horn cutters with two round wooden handles connected to metal blades. The metal is attached to the wood with two small metal bolts and the blades are attached together with a small metal bolt.
History Of Use
Used for cutting horns on cows and other animals.
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Width
6.5
Length
32
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
1
Accession No.
2000.73.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL-IRON
Description
Iron, rusted horseshoe, with three notches on each side.
  2 Images  
Category
RECREATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Iron, rusted horseshoe, with three notches on each side.
Material
METAL-IRON
Diameter
13
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2009.52.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
Metal curry comb with wooden handle. This curry comb consists of three metal pieces at the bottom that have been bent to form six rows of corrugated edges. Two elongated pieces of metal that make up the sides of the comb have been riveted on top of the ends of the scraping edges. Imprinted on bot…
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Manufacturer
McKinnon St. Catherines Columbus Ontario
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada
Columbus
Ontario
Description
Metal curry comb with wooden handle. This curry comb consists of three metal pieces at the bottom that have been bent to form six rows of corrugated edges. Two elongated pieces of metal that make up the sides of the comb have been riveted on top of the ends of the scraping edges. Imprinted on both pieces of elongated metal is 'MCKINNON, ST. CATHERINES, COLUMBUS, ONT.' A metal bar with spikes extends from one end of the elongated metal piece to the other metal piece which has been riveted on top, this is called the mane comb. A wire brace, which is one piece extends from the handle over and through the scraping edges and back to the handle again. The handle is round and bulges at the center then tapers to a metal collar at one end. The other end has an oval piece of wire sticking out of it, this is called an eyelet.
History Of Use
This device was used to comb cows and horses manes, coats and tail.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Height
6
Width
11.5
Length
23.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
1
Accession No.
1987.15.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
Metal , alloy brass and leather
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
A butcher knife or cleaver with a wooden handle and metal blade. The blade has a small round hole at the top corner for hanging purposes.The handle is a two piece one and bound together with a metal band at the top and two small metal rivets at either end of the handle. The blades' metal handle has…
  1 Image  
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A butcher knife or cleaver with a wooden handle and metal blade. The blade has a small round hole at the top corner for hanging purposes.The handle is a two piece one and bound together with a metal band at the top and two small metal rivets at either end of the handle. The blades' metal handle has been inserted between the two pieces of wood. then bound with the metal band and rivets to hold it in place. There is a 3cm crack running down from the top rivet on one side of the handle
Material
Metal , alloy brass and leather
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Width
Blade 7.6 cm
Length
Handle12cm; blade 18 cm
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Measurments taken at widest part
Accession No.
2017.97.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
ANIMAL-LEATHER;
METAL-STEEL
Description
A pair of thick, wide brown leather hobbles with heavy metal buckles, joined together with large metal buckles.Stamped on the leather end is: ?ELSH'S across the top, Established 1908 in the center and EDMONTON ALTA across the bottom.
  1 Image  
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Alberta
Description
A pair of thick, wide brown leather hobbles with heavy metal buckles, joined together with large metal buckles.Stamped on the leather end is: ?ELSH'S across the top, Established 1908 in the center and EDMONTON ALTA across the bottom.
History Of Use
Used to hobble horses out in the fields to stop them from wandering off.
Material
ANIMAL-LEATHER;
METAL-STEEL
Accession No.
2017.102.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

Castrator and Caponizing Instruments

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Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
a: Castrator consist of large snippers with pinchers on head and two round wooden handles. With scissor like action, the emasculators have one pivet point and then three others lower down for easy leverage and smooth action. Visible marks 'GRAFTON' 'J. DEWSBURY & SON LTD.' 'MADE IN ENGLAND' and an…
  2 Images  
Other Names
Emasculator
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
a: Castrator consist of large snippers with pinchers on head and two round wooden handles. With scissor like action, the emasculators have one pivet point and then three others lower down for easy leverage and smooth action. Visible marks 'GRAFTON' 'J. DEWSBURY & SON LTD.' 'MADE IN ENGLAND' and an outline of a hand. b-c: red box (b) with insert (c). On the top of the box is handwritten "CAPONIZING INSTRUMENTS / J OWENS". On one side of the bottom of the box is stamped "9894. The other end of the bottom of the box is missing d: rib spreader e: forceps f: scalpel g: small metal hook with long handle
History Of Use
Emasculator was used for castration of livestock animals (e.g. cattle). Caponizing instruments are used to neuter chickens by removing their testicles. Items presumably used by donor, J. Owens, known to be a farmer.
Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Width
10.5
Length
32
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
6
Accession No.
1978.31.17 a-g
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Aa all metal device made from four pieces flat metal, 1.8CM wide. Long piece and one short piece form each half of the device. Two halves are joined on each side by a bolt, washer, and wire pin. Each half of the device is 'Y' - shaped and is joined at the arms of the 'Y'. All four pieces are shape…
  2 Images  
Other Names
Calf Poke
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Aa all metal device made from four pieces flat metal, 1.8CM wide. Long piece and one short piece form each half of the device. Two halves are joined on each side by a bolt, washer, and wire pin. Each half of the device is 'Y' - shaped and is joined at the arms of the 'Y'. All four pieces are shaped with hooked at the front and back. The hooked ends of the short pieces curve inward and of the long pieces, outward. The device is designed to swivel at the joints.
History Of Use
Calf poke is put over calfs' head. Poke prevents animals from breaking out of passtures or going through fences. It does not interfere with the animals feeding or drinking or lying down.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Width
16.3
Length
82
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
1
Accession No.
1979.115.16
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

27 records – page 1 of 2.