I Was a Dairy Farmer’s Wife: Tested Home and Farm Medical Recipes

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    First Edition.

    21.5cm x 14cm. 29 pages Lettered saddle-stapled wrappers.

    A short booklet on the treatment of mastitis in cows using a formula of bicarbonate soda, formaldehyde, water, and shellite. The first half outlines the struggle of been taken seriously by various Australian government agencies and veterinary associations with regard to the cure labelled ‘So-Pet-Hyd’ or the ‘Evpro Mastitis Treatment’, between the 1930s and 1960s. The second half outlines treatment courses for various ailments. Rare, not recorded in OCLC or Trove. Monash University holds an earlier version of the work titled ‘Let Me Tell You: Tested Farm and Home Medical Recipes’ published in 1963. No copies of the original 1940s booklet ‘So-Pet-Hyd: The Wonder Liniment’ by Mrs. D. J. Evans, are recorded.

    . Near Fine Condition.

    $80.00 AUD

    1 in stock

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