original depression era unusual weathered cast iron "calf weaner" device with straps

$150.00

Availability: In stock

UR #:: UR-5767-10

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Product Description

vintage c. 1930's rustic "calf weaner" or muzzle cover device manufactured by the daisy co., with 1933 patent dates. the odd device was strapped around the muzzle of the calf as a preventive measure to discourage suckling and/or allowed the cow and calf to maintain close physical and psychological contact without suckling. the original straps and buckles remain intact. found in kansas.