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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870

Agricultural Statistics of the Colony, 1870 to 1880

1870
rye, winter wheat - 20 acres planted

1871
wheat, rye, barley, oats, corn, beans, and potatoes - 166 acres planted
apples - 19 trees

1873
grass - 400 acres
horses - 22
oxen - 14
cows/calves - 100/40
sheep - 33
pigs - 125
domestic fowl - uncounted

1880
horses - 164
oxen - 92
milk cows - 283
cattle, other - 282
sheep - 530
pigs - 175
chickens - 1920
cheese - 1 ton
butter - 7 tons
wheat, rye, buckwheat and oats - 17,982 bushels
potatoes - 25,007 bushels
peas, beans, turnips - unknown