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  • Purvya Volod'kina, About Nomadic Life in the Past 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Purvya talks about how nomads lived in the early 20th century. This is her story: In October families stayed on low grounds, since it was warmer this way for their livestock. In spring after Tsagan Sar all families moved ...
  • Petr Eldeev, Kalmyk Cattle 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Petr is a senior herdsman at the Aduch farm. He has been working on his farm for ten years. His father was also a herdsman, and Petr looked after cows when he was a child. In his farm Petr keeps cattle of Kalmyk breed ...
  • Evgeniy Dzhokhaev, Signs of Disease in Animals 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Evgeniy says that if an animal stretches its body in the morning, this means it is healthy. If it does not stretch, but presses its belly, releases sperm or walks slowly, these are signs that the animal is sick. Sometimes ...
  • Evgeniy Dzhokhaev, How to Look After Sick and Weak Cattle 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Evgeniy says that a traditional method of healing cows from worms is to hang an old shoe sole around their neck. One winter the snow storm lasted for 12 days, killing two calves and weakening the cattle. He gave hemp and ...

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