Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Project (LIVESTOCK BREEDING/SHEEP)

Created: 2015-02-13 15:13
Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Media items

This collection contains 13 media items.

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Media items

Alena Lidzhieva, Why Kalmyks Do Not Breed Goats

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One day in the distant past, god created four breeds of livestock, including a cow, a horse, a sheep, and a camel. While god was breathing life into them, a devil also created a...

Collection: Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Project (LIVESTOCK BREEDING/SHEEP)

Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Fri 12 Jun 2015


Anatoliy Safinov, Cattle Breeding

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In his childhood Anatoliy looked after sheep. He recalls how he as a boy suckled lambs and how older people sheared sheep’s wool and weaved socks. Later his weaving skills helped...

Collection: Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Project (LIVESTOCK BREEDING/SHEEP)

Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Sun 27 Sep 2015


Bosya Ochirova, About Untouchable Livestock (Setrya Mal)

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In the past, the Kalmyks dedicated sheep or goats to gods by marking them with a ribbon tied around the animal’s neck. No one was supposed to touch or kill these sacred animals.

Collection: Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Project (LIVESTOCK BREEDING/SHEEP)

Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Thu 30 Apr 2015


Leonid Ochir-Goryaev, About the Hard Life of Herders

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Leonid contends that the life of herders is hard and that they constantly worry about their animals, especially during lambing time. He also says that animal husbandry should be...

Collection: Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Project (LIVESTOCK BREEDING/SHEEP)

Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Tue 23 May 2017


Leonid Ochir-Goryaev, Evgeniy Dzhokhaev, About Animal Husbandry

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Leonid and Evgeniy talk about their experience of animal husbandry.

Collection: Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Project (LIVESTOCK BREEDING/SHEEP)

Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Sat 24 Mar 2018


Nikolay Dadzhiev, Sheep Breeding

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Nikolay has been working in animal husbandry since he returned home from military service. Today he works as a shepherd at the Aduch farm.

Collection: Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Project (LIVESTOCK BREEDING/SHEEP)

Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Wed 23 Aug 2017


Polina Fedorova, Sheep: Breeding, Skin, Mutton, Symbolisms

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Polina says that in the past the Kalmyks bred four types of livestock, including sheep, camels, cattle and horses.

Collection: Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Project (LIVESTOCK BREEDING/SHEEP)

Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Tue 7 Jun 2016


Ubush Darzhinov, About Kalmyk Sheep, Horses and Camels

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Ubush knows how to look after sheep, shear their wool and rid them of insects. He can determine the age and gender of any sheep. He says that rams are usually kept for meat. He...

Collection: Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Project (LIVESTOCK BREEDING/SHEEP)

Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Sat 25 Mar 2017


Vladimir Boldyrev, About Untouchable Livestock

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Vladimir talks about a Kalmyk custom of designating a sacred livestock.

Collection: Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Project (LIVESTOCK BREEDING/SHEEP)

Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Sun 22 Jul 2018


Zurgada Antonova, How to Make Ewes Accept Their Newborn

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Sometimes ewes reject their new-born. Zurgada’s paternal uncle had the following method to make such ewes accept their lambs. He used to take saliva from the lamb and hand it over...

Collection: Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Project (LIVESTOCK BREEDING/SHEEP)

Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Wed 29 Apr 2015