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."
|Pigs; log Houses;|
|R-A19917||11 - Feeding the chickens and turkeys was often a job for the children.|
|VT R-182 Ch 3||12 - This Generation: A Prairie Romance - Mixed Farming (Silent Film)|