Punch,  32 (1857), 127.

Sick Cows of London



News-Commentary, Drollery


Animal Behaviour, Disease

    Notes the Lancet's report of an epidemic among the cows of London but also the 'non-medical opinion' which ascribes the disease to dropsy, which the cows caught from 'immoderate use of the pump'.

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