Stock currycomb, metal with long handle. Used at Newmarket Saleyards.

Currycombs were designed and made for removing dirt, manure, mud, hair and brands from cattle prior to or after a sale. Used to take paint brands off stock (cattle) by wetting the paint with petrol and combing it out with currycomb. These combs were used for special cattle sales, for example, dairy cattle sold one by one.

Physical Description

Metal strips with 'sawcut' teeth, attached in rows and curved underneath at ends. Attached to long pole to facilitate use.

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