Punch,  45 (1863), 54.

Notes Taken at the Worcester Meeting of the Royal Agricultural Society



Introduction, Drollery; Instructions, Spoof


Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Exhibitions, Measurement, Amateurism

    Presents 'hints' to 'non-farming readers' for judging the quality of animals on display at agricultural meetings and cattle shows. The hints parody the vague and coarse methods by which farmers assess an animal's weight, coat, and other characteristics.

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