Historical information

This veterinary equipment was found in an old walk-through dairy at Wombat Track.
The instruments have been identified by Vet, Peter Honey,(9.1.2019) as instruments used to gain access to a teat cavity in a cow and to remove a blockage in the teat. They are possibly an improvised tool used c 1900-1950's.


These items are representative of items used in Orbost on dairy farms in the first half of 20th century.

Physical description

A small set of instruments and container made of metal -possibly stainless steel. The instruments are a small spoon and two probes.

Inscriptions & markings

On outside of container : D.C.L.