Large butter churn used in the Havelock Creamery. Wooden barrel spun by a motor attached to a drive belt. Square hatch on side for loading and emptying. Valve on one end for draining buttermilk. Made by De Laval-Vane.
Farm scene with a large maple leaf and a print of butter. All done in green and yellow.'It is better with butter. The flavour is nature's secret.' Painted on a stainless steel sheet.
65 lb round barrel churn with buttermilk drain on end. Square hinged hatch to open top. Wooden paddles inside. Sold by Cherry Burrell Corporation.
Test tube holder
Holder with 24 test tubes for the Babcock test. The tubes are graded on sides from 0-50. Sulfuric acid was added to the milk to dissolve everything but the butter fat. Water was added and the fat would float to the top.The farmer would be paid on the basis of the percentage of butter fat.
Babcock Test centrifuge
Twelve cup hand cranked centrifuge used in the Babcock Test, which measures the amount of butter fat in milk. Sulfuric acid is added to the milk and everything except the butter fat dissolves in the acid. The centrifuge requires 80 turns crank per minute. The farmer would be paid on the basis of the percentage of butter fat rather than just weight of the milk.
Methyl Blue Test kit
Methyl blue test kit. Methyl Blue Test measured the bacteria content of milk. This kit contains one rack of test tubes.
Swinging churn for butter. Swinging action churns the cream into butter. Open hatch on top for scooping out butter. Plugs removed to allow cream to be poured in via funnel. Filtered funnel to go into plug at bottom to drain off butter milk.
De Laval butter churn
De Laval butter churn manufactured in Peterborough in the 1940s for domestic use. In the Women's Institute farm kitchen
Dog-powered butter churn
Dog-powered butter churn in the Discovery Centre.
Hand cranked butter churn
Hand cranked butter churn in the General Store in Heritage Village.
Hand powered butter churn in the General Store in Heritage Village.
Hand cranked butter churn
Small round metal hand cranked butter churn on legs. Wooden paddles inside. Rectangular lid on top, screw spigot on the end for draining buttermilk.
Hand cranked butter churn
Small round stainless steel hand cranked butter churn. It has rectangular lid on top and a cork screw spigot for draining off the butter milk. Wooden paddles inside.
Small home butter churn by Dazey Churn & MFG Co. in St. Louis Missouri. Patented on December 18th, 1917. Vertical sitting hand cranked with a square churn box and wooden paddles inside.
Wooden bowl and paddle used for working butter to remove water, in the general store in Heritage Village.
Cream acidity neutralizer
Neutro- activated cream aciditiy neutralizer. 250 lb net weight yellow storage drum with red and blue lettering.
Liquid annatto colouring
Danelion Brand butter colour in a 3fl oz bottle. The paper label includes directions in English and French. Annatto is made from the seeds of the achiote tree, which grows in the trophics.
100 lb net weight storage drum for Klenzade Kleer-mor synthetic detergent for better sanitation. Paper fiber body with labels.
Alpha milk pasteurizer by De Laval. White body exterior and stainless steel interior coils. Two hinged lid doors. Made circa 1950 and used until 1998 at the Stirling Creamery. Held 3400 lbs of cream. Cream heated to 77 degrees celsius for 10 minutes.
Small pasteurizer by De Laval used at Anderson Dairy in Cambellford. Held 850 lb of milk which was heated to 150 degrees farenheit. Heat applied to the outside and a central agitator moved the milk around.
Thermometer used to record the temperature of milk in a pasteurizer. Had to have a record of the temperature for inspector. Manual thermometers used just to check temperature while working. Recording thermometer cable was inserted into pasteurizer and held on by rubber gaskets. Pen inside recording thermometer recorded temperature on paper wheel. Other information included the date, batch # and anything else deemed important by that inspector.
Cooler for cooling milk after it has been pasteurization. Several steel plates sealed with gaskets. Alternating spaces filled with milk or cold water.
Box with hand cranked raised bottom for cutting prints (blocks) of butter for wrapping and sealing. Raising the bottom pushed the butter up through the wire cutting it into 12 pieces. Box would start off with 90 lbs. of butter.
Small resealable wooden butter box for Belleville Creameries.Three bent nails on each end edge at top can be turned to lock the lid on
Trent Valley Creameries in Cambellford and Keene. 56 lb. Net wooden packing box for shipping of butter. 56 LBS as fits evenly into a long ton (2240 lb.)
56 lb Net wooden packing box for shipping of butter. 56 lb. as fits evenly into a long ton (2240 lbs). 775 - Caledonia Dairy Ltd.
Wooden packing box for shipping butter from Madoc Creamery, Madoc, Ont.
Wooden packing box for butter from Brant Creameries in Brantford, Ont.
Tin stencil for The Stirling Creamery Stirling, Ont.
Bottler for milk. Two spring nozzles on end of milk box for poring milk into bottles. Raised pad takes the bottles up and down. Press for putting on cap labels from tube.
Butter wrapper for a 454 g print of Wildmere butter.
Butter Manufacturing Record 121
Butter Manufacturing Record 121 sheet with a. check list for each batch of butter.
Agriculture Canada ID card for N.C. McWaters. Good until the end of 1978.