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TITLE
Sheep branding irons
EXTERNAL ID
AB_HFM_BOTHY_28
PLACENAME
Newtonmore
DISTRICT
Badenoch
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Kingussie and Insh
DATE OF IMAGE
28 September 2007
CREATOR
Jamie Gaukroger
SOURCE
Am Baile
ASSET ID
340
KEYWORDS
sheep
shepherding
Sheep branding irons

Presmuchrach Bothy, now relocated to the Highland Folk Museum. It was originally built in the early 1900s at Presmuchrach near Dalwhinnie using approximately 65 recycled railway sleepers.

This photograph shows various branding irons which were used to burn owners identification initials or numbers a sheep's horns. Other brands were used with paint to mark a short wool breed or a newly shorn sheep.

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Sheep branding irons

INVERNESS: Kingussie and Insh

sheep; shepherding

Am Baile

Highland Folk Museum - Sheep Fank & Bothy

Presmuchrach Bothy, now relocated to the Highland Folk Museum. It was originally built in the early 1900s at Presmuchrach near Dalwhinnie using approximately 65 recycled railway sleepers.<br /> <br /> This photograph shows various branding irons which were used to burn owners identification initials or numbers a sheep's horns. Other brands were used with paint to mark a short wool breed or a newly shorn sheep.