AYRSHIRE CATTLE

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Places:

  • Ayrshire

Subjects:

  • Agriculture
  • Animals
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Sponsored

People/organisations:

  • Campbell Harper Productions

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: AYRSHIRE CATTLE

Reference number: 0278

Date: 1947

Sponsor: COI for Dept. of Agriculture for Scotland

Production company: Campbell Harper Films Ltd.

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 10.18 mins

Description: The particular qualities of the Ayrshire breed of cattle are highlighted.

Shotlist: Timing from digibeta transfer was found to be 10.18 mins

Credits (0.20) shots of milk being bottled (0.43) shots of Ayrshires. Map and commentary describing history of the breed. The Scottish Milk Records Association, where records of milk yields are kept (2.50) a vet administers the tuberculin test (4.10) shot of Ayrshire cow and description of breeding points (5.05) shots of cows in milking shed. Example of the court system of dairying. Cows feeding in shed (7.40) Ayrshires on display at Ayr county show. Bulls auctioned at Ayrshire sale (9.33) shots of Ayrshires being loaded onto train. Herd of Ayrshires on farm in Kent (10.15)