Buffaloes for ploughing

Malaysia, 1953

Please note

Sorry, we don't have images or video for this item.

The role of the water-buffalo in improving rice production in Malaya. Shows how a buffalo calf is trained as a farm animal. Its nostrils are pierced at six months and a ring inserted so that it can be led. At two years training is commenced, the buffalo learns how to pull, how to obey signals from his master and finally how to plough. Only patience and practice are needed to produce a thoroughly useful farm buffalo.

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work on Wikipedia

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url=https://acmi.net.au/works/76191--buffaloes-for-ploughing/ |title=Buffaloes for ploughing |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=23 September 2023 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}