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Memorable Manitobans: Lloyd Montgomery Hatch (1914-1989)

Sheep and cattle breeder.

Born south of Oak Lake, he ran a mixed farming operation there named Pleasant Dawn Farms, specializing in Suffolk sheep and polled Shorthorn cattle. In 1956 he was dubbed “Manitoba Ace Sheepman.” His animals received many awards on the show circuit over the years. He won the Premier Breed Award in 1971 at Regina and the “Builders of the Breed” award from the Shorthorn world organization. He was active in local government and in Ducks Unlimited. He was inducted into the Manitoba Agricultural Hall of Fame.


Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by John M. “Jack” Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 November 2013

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