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R-A4153
Item Date
1917


A pioneering family in the Meadow Lake district pose in front of their log home with two families of pigs.


"While horses were essential for work it was quite often other livestock that provided the homesteaders with food and a little extra income. Most settlers would have dairy cattle, pigs, or chickens in their mixed farming operation."

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R-A4153
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photograph
Keywords:
Pigs; log Houses;


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Image Preview R-A5482 Photograph 1 - "An idyllic view of farming in Saskatchewan is portrayed by this herd of dairy cattle on a farm at Boharm, close to Moos
Image Preview R-B1669-1 Photograph 2 - A not so idyllic view of cattle and farming. Log barns with sod and straw covered roofs were used to house the cattle.
Image Preview R-A741-1 Photograph 3 - "Cattle, such as this prize winning shorthorn, were often entered into competition."
Image Preview R-B2257-1 Photograph 4 - The University of Saskatchewan barns with some of their cattle on display.
Image Preview R-A4279 Photograph 5 - Judging livestock was a main event at exhibitions.
Image Preview R-A4549 Photograph 6 - The streets of Prince Albert were the location for this cattle sale.
Image Preview R-A4153 Photograph 7 - A pioneering family in the Meadow Lake district pose in front of their log home with two families of pigs.
Image Preview R-B9071-2 Photograph 8 - "During winter, the pigs had a shelter to use on the Indian Head Experimental farm."
Image Preview R-B4507-2 Photograph 9 - Taking a load of pigs to market from a farm near Bradwell.
Image Preview R-B2270 Photograph 10 - Sheep and lambs on a farm in the central area of Saskatchewan.
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