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Mennonite Apartment Blocks. Since the late fifties when Kimberly Clark Company began buying flax straw from area farmers, these stockpiled flax bales have been a common sight.

Fig. 29 R.M. Rhineland Livestock 1941-1961
Milk Other
Horses Cows Cattle Sheep Swine Poultry
1941 4717 5593 3167 1528 17344 264977
1946 2644 5967 3338 1557 8343 361666
1951 1311 3852 2625 245 8297 3lO539
1956 501 3388 3661 439 7956 374605
1961 247 2757 3619 728 11310 370598
Source: Census of Canada.

Bill Siemens - Winner of the Manitoba Dairy Cattle Breeder's Association Trophy in the late 1950's.

Credit: W. J. Siemens

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