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Acadian House Museum

Hayfork


Accession number: 2007.009.007
Date: before 1950
Materials: Metal
Measurements: 22 cm W x 40 cm H x 0.5 cm Thick
Group: Farming
Description: A three prong hayfork without handle.
History of Use: This tool was used to pitch hay. Loose hay clumps together very easily, therefore few tines were necessary to lift a large mass of hay. The tang, or point at the base would have been inserted into a wooden handle.