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  • Ulyumdzhi Mandzhiev, Kalmyk Cattle 

    Khabunova, Evdokia; Babaev, Andrei; Churyumov, Anton (2016-04-28)
    Ulyumdzhi says that the Kalmyk breed of cattle originates from Mongolia. In the 400 years that the Kalmyks have lived in Russia the Kalmyk breed of cattle has been gradually improved to adapt to the harsh Kalmyk climate ...
  • Tatyana Boskhomdzhieva, Well Wishes to Newborn Calves 

    Churyumova, Elvira; Boskhomdzhiev, Mergen (2015-04-29)
    When a cow gave birth, it was customary for its owners to invite old people into their house and offer them boiled foremilk. The quests were supposed to say the following: ‘Let the owners (of the calf) live in plenty Let ...
  • Sangadzhi Kononov, About Livestock Breeding and Kalmyk Culture 

    Churyumov, Anton; Kovaeva, Bair (2016-12-23)
    Sangadzhi says that the traditions, lifestyle and folklore of the Kalmyks are closely connected to their livestock breeding practices. Not only was livestock treated with respect but nothing of animal origin was supposed ...
  • Sanal Lidzhiev, About Cattle Breeding 

    Gedeeva, Darina; Ubushieva, Bamba (2017-08-02)
    In his childhood Sanal helped his family look after their livestock that grazed in the countryside. In summer, he sometimes had to spend the night out with the animals. In the summertime, the animals were watered and then ...

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