|Description||Oxshoe, c. 1915-1935. Oxshoe in the shape of a crescent with raised flat ends. A narrow trench with 7 holes runs along the outer crescent edge.|
|Collection||3D - Animal Husbandry Tools & Equipment|
|Title||Oxshoe, c. 1915-1935|
Found on Site of Abandoned Mill
"Most people know that horses wear shoes to protect their hooves from wear and to improve traction. Many don’t know that oxen can be shod as well. Oxen have a split hoof, and can wear two shoes on each foot. Thus a fully shod ox wears 8 shoes. "
|Dimensions||H-0.5 W-5 D-3 inches|