Pack of 6 modern era farmer and farm workers.To operate a modern, mechanised farm with a minimum of staff the modernday farm worker is highly skilled person. Trained in animal husbandry, having a through knowledge of the ground and crops and a skilled operator/driver of a number of large machines.
The 1940s and 50s saw the slow mechanisation of British farming. Tractors had appeared in the 1930s, but through the 40s and 50s increasing use was made of mechanical aids, while traditional farming practices persisted,These figures represent the farm workers and their tasks on arable farms.
PD Marsh OO Gauge Pigs3 Pigs and 2 Piglets IncludedPaintedManufactured by P & D Marsh in the UK.