Saturday, May 31, 2008

Iron Crooks from the Blacksmiths Forge.

The iron crooks were forged by blacksmiths.  You can still buy a aluminum version from livestock supply companies in the US.  I once saw a nice iron one forged from an old shot gun barrel.  Some leg crooks of iron were on very long poles and could be used to reach out from a distance and select a sheep from the flock.

1 comment:

Rich Jacob said...

Hi Grimmer
wondering if it is OK to use a couple of your photos here to use in a book I am writing about Lacrosse


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