Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Project (LIVESTOCK BREEDING/CATTLE)

Created: 2015-04-09 14:23
Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Media items

Evgeniy Dzhokhaev, How to Look After Sick and Weak Cattle

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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...

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

Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Tue 23 May 2017


Evgeniy Dzhokhaev, Signs of Disease in Animals

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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...

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

Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Sat 24 Mar 2018


Galina Mamonova, About How Animals were Marked

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Galina recalls how in her childhood Kalmyks marked their livestock. It was done as follows: A long piece of iron rod with a brand on one side was heated iron-red and applied on...

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

Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Sun 28 Oct 2018


Petr Eldeev, Kalmyk Cattle

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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...

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

Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Wed 23 Aug 2017


Polina Fedorova, About Cattle Breeding in Siberia

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Polina lived in a yurt until the age of four and a half. They had two dogs that Polina loved to play with. Polina and her sister helped their mother and grandfather look after the...

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

Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Wed 1 Jun 2016


Purvya Volod'kina, About Nomadic Life in the Past

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Purvya talks about how nomads lived in the early 20th century.

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

Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Thu 5 Apr 2018


Sanal Lidzhiev, About Cattle Breeding

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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...

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

Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Wed 23 Aug 2017


Sangadzhi Kononov, About Livestock Breeding and Kalmyk Culture

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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...

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

Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Fri 23 Dec 2016


Tatyana Boskhomdzhieva, Well Wishes to Newborn Calves

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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...

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

Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Wed 29 Apr 2015


Ulyumdzhi Mandzhiev, Kalmyk Cattle

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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...

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

Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Thu 28 Apr 2016