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November Monthly Farming Activity: Feeding Livestock

From left to right, top to bottom:

  • A Land Girl feeding livestock taken by Robert Hunt. Source: AllPosterImages
  • Edna Milton, from the Silsoe WLA hostel, Bedfordshire, with Dora the cow, April 1949. Source: Stuart Antrobus
  • Another Bedfordshire land girl. Source: Stuart Antrobus

Farming activities included:

  • Tup sales
  • Male calves castrated before the onset of frost
  • House cows
  • Ploughing
  • Late drilling of wheat
  • Liquid fertiliser applied to sugar beet fields
  • Continue to sell corn and arrange collection ex farm storage


Source: Farm