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One month did not seem to give appropriate recognition to the range of livestock which Land Girls tended as part of their work in the Women’s Land Army. Our final collage of farming activities therefore presents photographs of Land Girls tending a variety of animals. To see the collages of farming activities for the whole year, please click here.

December Monthly Image

From left to right, top to bottom:

  • Goat with kid being tended by Doris ‘Dorothy’ Hurren. Courtesy of Stuart Antrobus.
  • Ann Brodrick feeding a motherless lamb in Bedfordshire. Source: Stuart Antrobus
  • Dora Carlyle in milking work clothes with a pedigree Jersey cow. Courtesy of Stuart Antrobus.
  • Poultry farming in Bedfordshire by Florence Brasier. Courtesy of Stuart Antrobus.
  • Land girls feeding pigs. Unknown source
  • Winnie Bentley at work with the pitchfork tending to cattle in Bedfordshire. Courtesy of Stuart Antrobus.

Farming activities included:

  • Ploughing
  • Spray cereals
  • Feed livestock


Source: Farm