Out in the Barnyard
These are some of the farm animals mentioned in the books.
This information is from Breeds of Livestock, Rural Heritage and R & M Gaited Mules



HORSES


Percheron


Percheron Team


Belgian


Belgian Team


Clydesdale


Clydesdale


CATTLE

Guernsey


Guernsey


Hereford


Jersey


Shorthorn


Shorthorn


OXEN
An ox, to early American farmers who used the beast, was a mature castrated male belonging to the domestic cattle family, or genus Bos, most likely trained to work, and at the end of its life inevitably used for meat.


Ayrshire Oxen Team


MULES
cross between a female horse and a male donkey


Gaited Mule Stud


Gaited Mule Stud


SHEEP


Shropshire Ewe


Shropshire Ram


SWINE

Chester White


Duroc


Poland China


And the chickens & ducks & geese & turkeys!


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