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An ox (plural oxen), also known as a bullock in Australia and India, is a bovine trained as a draft animal or riding animal. [1]

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Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).

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Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.

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The aurochs (or; pl. aurochs, or rarely aurochsen, aurochses), also known as urus or ure (Bos primigenius), is an extinct species of large wild cattle that inhabited Europe, Asia, and North Africa.

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The biological subfamily Bovinae includes a diverse group of 10 genera of medium to large-sized ungulates, including domestic cattle, bison, African buffalo, the water buffalo, the yak, and the four-horned and spiral-horned antelopes.

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A bull is an intact (i.e., not castrated) adult male of the species Bos taurus (cattle).

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Bullock cart

A bullock cart or ox cart is a two-wheeled or four-wheeled vehicle pulled by oxen (draught cattle).

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A bullocky is an Australian English term for the driver of a bullock team. The American term is bullwhacker.

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A calf (plural, calves) is the young of domestic cattle.

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A cart is a vehicle designed for transport, using two wheels and normally pulled by one or a pair of draught animals.

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Castration (also known as gonadectomy) is any action, surgical, chemical, or otherwise, by which an individual loses use of the testicles.

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Cattle—colloquially cows—are the most common type of large domesticated ungulates.

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A caulkin (or caulk; US spelling "calkin" or "calk") from the Latin calx (the heel) is a blunt projection on a horseshoe that is often forged, welded or brazed onto the shoe.

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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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A farrier is a specialist in equine hoof care, including the trimming and balancing of horses' hooves and the placing of shoes on their hooves, if necessary.

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The goad is a traditional farming implement, used to spur or guide livestock, usually oxen, which are pulling a plough or a cart; used also to round up cattle.

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A hoof, plural hooves or hoofs, is the tip of a toe of an ungulate mammal, strengthened by a thick, horny, keratin covering.

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The horse (Equus ferus caballus) is one of two extant subspecies of ''Equus ferus''.

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Horse collar

A horse collar is a part of a horse harness that is used to distribute the load around a horse's neck and shoulders when pulling a wagon or plough.

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A horseshoe is a fabricated product, normally made of metal, although sometimes made partially or wholly of modern synthetic materials, designed to protect a horse's hoof from wear.

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Irrigation is the application of controlled amounts of water to plants at needed intervals.

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John Singer Sargent

John Singer Sargent (January 12, 1856 – April 14, 1925) was an American artist, considered the "leading portrait painter of his generation" for his evocations of Edwardian era luxury.

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Karel Dujardin

Karel Dujardin (September 27, 1622November 20, 1678) was a Dutch Golden Age painter.

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Livestock crush

A cattle crush (in UK, New Zealand, Ireland and Australia), squeeze chute (North America), standing stock, or simply stock (North America, Ireland) is a strongly built stall or cage for holding cattle, horses, or other livestock safely while they are examined, marked, or given veterinary treatment.

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Logging is the cutting, skidding, on-site processing, and loading of trees or logs onto trucks or skeleton cars.

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Milk is a white liquid produced by the mammary glands of mammals.

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New England

New England is a geographical region comprising six states of the northeastern United States: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.

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Ox (zodiac)

The Ox (牛) is the second of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar.

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Ox in Chinese mythology

Oxen, cows, beef cattle, buffalo and so on are an important motif in Chinese mythology.

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An ox-wagon or bullock wagon is a four-wheeled vehicle pulled by oxen (draught cattle).

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Oxtail (occasionally spelled ox tail or ox-tail) is the culinary name for the tail of cattle.

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A plough (UK) or plow (US; both) is a tool or farm implement used in farming for initial cultivation of soil in preparation for sowing seed or planting to loosen or turn the soil.

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Ridge and furrow

Ridge and furrow is an archaeological pattern of ridges (Medieval Latin sliones) and troughs created by a system of ploughing used in Europe during the Middle Ages, typical of the open field system.

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Rod (unit)

The rod or perch or pole is a surveyor’s tool and unit of length equal to yards, 16 feet, of a statute mile or one-fourth of a surveyor's chain and 5.0292 meters.

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South Downs

The South Downs are a range of chalk hills that extends for about across the south-eastern coastal counties of England from the Itchen Valley of Hampshire in the west to Beachy Head, near Eastbourne, East Sussex, in the east.

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Sussex cattle

Sussex cattle are a red breed of beef cattle from the Weald of Sussex, Surrey and Kent in south eastern England.

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Threshing is the process of loosening the edible part of grain (or other crop) from the husks and straw to which it is attached.

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Vale of Pewsey

The Vale of Pewsey or Pewsey Vale is an area of Wiltshire, England to the east of Devizes and south of Marlborough, centred on the town of Pewsey.

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A wagon (also alternatively and archaically spelt waggon in British and Commonwealth English) is a heavy four-wheeled vehicle pulled by draught animals or on occasion by humans (see below), used for transporting goods, commodities, agricultural materials, supplies and sometimes people.

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A whip is a tool which was traditionally designed to strike animals or people to aid guidance or exert control over animals or other people, through pain compliance or fear of pain, although in some activities, whips can be used without use of pain, such as an additional pressure aid or visual directional cue in equestrianism.

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Working animal

A working animal is an animal, usually domesticated, that is kept by humans and trained to perform tasks.

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A yoke is a wooden beam normally used between a pair of oxen or other animals to enable them to pull together on a load when working in pairs, as oxen usually do; some yokes are fitted to individual animals.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ox

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