Drencher, Manual; Unknown manufacturer; 1850-1900; WY.1989.420.5

Name/Title

Drencher, Manual

About this object

This is an example of an early manual drencher, dating from the pre-1900 era. This drencher was used for sheep and goats, with the most likely drugs used being castor oil, cod liver oil or epsom salts. Very early on, a Rawleigh product called Colic and Bloat Oil was also used for sheep, cattle and horses.

Maker

Unknown manufacturer

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1850-1900

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed material, metal, iron

Inscription and Marks

Yellow sticker on bottom: '1'
Handwritten at top in white ink: 'WY89420'

Measurements

h 275 mm x dia 45 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Agriculture

Subject and Association Keywords

Machinery and Tools

Object Type

occupation-based equipment

Object number

WY.1989.420.5

Rights

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