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Horse feed measure

From the Collection of 8th/13th Victorian Mounted Rifles Regimental Collection Building 129 Carlisle Drive North Bandiana Vic

Description
Wooden board with two containers showing measures of horse feed.
Object Registration
0142
Keywords
military, horse, feed, measure
Significance
Clever way of explaining the daily feeding of a horse.
Inscriptions & Markings
HORSE FEED / Typical feed for 15 hand horse / large tin holds one pound (450g) of / chaff. Small tin holds one pound (450g) / of oats. / Horses were fed at 8 a.m., 5 p.m. and / 8 p.m. At 6 a.m., 3 p.m.and 10 p.m. horses were fed 1&1/2 pounds (680g) / of hay.
Last updated
18 Aug 2020 at 12:43PM