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Hay Hook - Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket, pre 1987 Reg. No: SH 900074
- "J" shaped metal hook. Used for moving feed and hay bedding when bulls or other stock had to stay several days at Newmarket Saleyards.
- "J" shaped metal (steel/cast iron?) hook with sharp point. The hook was originally coated with mid-blue enamelled paint. Turned wood handle forms "T" grip. Evidence of excessive use, very worn.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from State Government of Victoria Major Projects Unit, 1990
|Dimensions:||18.50 cm (Width), 28.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||animal husbandry, livestock, rural industry, livestock sale yards, making history - newmarket saleyards|
|Themes this item is part of:||Stock Management at the Newmarket Saleyards, Drovers at the Newmarket Saleyards, Joe Raymer's Memories of Droving at the Newmarket Saleyards, 1940-1963, Sustainable Futures Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Newmarket Collection|
|Primary Classification:||AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE|
|Secondary Classification:||Livestock Markets|
|Tertiary Classification:||hand tools|
|Place Used:||Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket, Victoria, Australia, pre 1987|
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