School: Ráth Coille (roll number 15705)

Rathkell, Co. Mayo
Aindrias Ó Mórdha
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0149, Page 261

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    bad diseases such as Black Leg.
    We give our young calves their own dam's milk until it is fit for dairy purposes, and after that any cow's milk will do. Then we give new milk mixed with skim milk and some linseed meal or calf meal after a month or five weeks.
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