Farm Animals at La Purisima
Here, at La Purisima Mission, farm animals are important resources for food, wool, milk, transportation, hides, and work. The residents of the mission took importance in caring for the animals since their survival depended on it.
•Pigs were depended on for meat and fat.
•Sheep were needed for wool, meat, and heat.
•Cows were needed for milk, meat, fat, and hides.
•Goats gave the mission milk, meat, and hides.
•Chickens were depended on for eggs and meat.