June 25, 2014 | Volume 101 / Number 26

Livestock In The City Limits

Remember when it was not uncommon to see livestock within the city limits of small communities, including Glasgow?

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Rural residents that moved into town during the school year often brought the milk cow and chickens along. These were animals that needed daily care as well as providing food for the families and chores for the kids.

I can remember stories of measures taken to save these valuable animals during one of the big floods in Glasgow. There is a cute little house on the south side of Glasgow that was once a barn, with a loft, that housed some of these animals during flooding of...

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