Folklore about Curing Baldness


Cow Manure Baldness

To celebrate our 225th anniversary, we’re looking through our archives to bring you 225 pieces of wit, wisdom, and fun in a series we’re calling Almanac Treasures (see more of them here).

To cure baldness, smear the head with fresh cow manure to “fertilize” the growth of new hair.


"Frontier Fixes," 2012 Old Farmer's Almanac

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