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3 edition of Cattle on the plains. found in the catalog.

Cattle on the plains.

Charles Ballew

Cattle on the plains.

by Charles Ballew

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Published by Wright & Brown .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination191p.,19cm
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20948460M

The book list on this page contains all my favorite cattle farming books, organized by category. If you have a favorite cattle farming book that's not on my list, please recommend it here! Quick links to book categories on this page. The author grew up on the cattle range in Texas in the 's. The son of a Methodist preacher, he was converted and became a Baptist preacher, often called "the cowboy preacher." His descriptions of Texas and especially the churches of Texas in the ss are very interesting and he had many fascinating experiences.5/5(1).

The only property on the arid plains at that time was that of livestock. Agriculture had not come, and it was supposed could never come. The vast herds of cattle from the lower ranges, Texas and Mexico, pushed north to meet the railroads, now springing westward across the plains; but a large proportion of these cattle were used as breeding stock to furnish the upper cow range with the horned. A $1, reward has been offered in a case of missing cattle, according to Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Larry Hand. U.S. chicken production, prices down.

Great American cattle trails;: The story of the old cow paths of the East and the longhorn highways of the plains by Drago, Harry Sinclair Dust jacket in good condition. First edition. Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use. Secure packaging for safe Rating: % positive. In this book, the Baron expounded on the riches to be made raising cattle, especially in the area that would become the state of Wyoming. In the book, he also mentioned the mild climate of the plains states - obviously he hadn't spent a great many winters on those Wyoming plains. His book attracted the attention of many men with money.


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Cattle on the plains by Charles Ballew Download PDF EPUB FB2

But historical veracity matters little in this case. Wyoming would have had a bovine boom even without the discovery that cattle could survive winters without supplemental feed.

Between and a series of events combined to bring an inevitable surge of livestock to the northern plains. An early account of tensions among cattle barons and local ranchers of northern Wyoming, written soon after the event.

From a historical perspective, this is a great find. It is a little choppy to follow, but it is not a long book so it is worth the effort/5. Cattle-raising on the plains of North America Paperback – January 1, by Walter von.

Richthofen (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 4/5(1). Banditti of the Plains is a book written by Asa Mercer about the Johnson County War in Wyoming, United States. Publication history. The title of the book was taken from a now-forgotten Western titled The Banditti of the Range.

[citation needed]It is written from the perspective of Mercer, who had come to Wyoming to edit the North West Live Stock Journal, the official publication of the Author: Asa Mercer. This book, Cattle-raising on the plains of North America, by Walter Baron Von Richthofen, is a replication of a book originally published before It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible.

This book was created using print-on-demand technology. The Banditti of the Plains: Or The Cattlemen's Invasion of Wyoming in - Kindle edition by Mercer, A.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Banditti of the Plains: Or The Cattlemen's Invasion of Wyoming in Reviews:   Cattle ranching in the Great Plains of the United States and Canada differs from the raising of beef cattle on small farms farther east.

In the Great Plains it is the primary activity, not an adjunct to farming, and it is conducted on horseback (and, more recently, out of a pickup truck). Nearly 50 percent of beef cattle in the United States. In the Great Plains it is the primary activity, not an adjunct to farming, and it is conducted on horseback (and, more recently, out of a pickup truck).

Nearly 50 percent of beef cattle in the United States are raised in the Great Plains, and 33 percent of Great Plains ranches have 1, or more cattle. Increased number of railway lines – able to transport cattle to new markets. Development of refrigerated rail carriages – cattle could be slaughtered before transportation.

Removal of Indians from the Plains to reservations – more land available for ranching. In the last twenty years of. Master of the Plains Giclee Print Image: 13 x 19 1/2 Edition size of 50 artist proofs:   If the missing cattle do not turn up soon, it may mean that up to $ million was spent on phantom livestock -- and that the cattle industry, which relies heavily on handshakes and reputations.

Producers Livestock, San Angelo, Texas, reported receipts of 1, head of cattle selling on J compared to 1, head on July 23 and 1, head a year ago, according. Full text of "Cattle-raising on the Plains of North America" See other formats Google This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online.

Cattle Kingdom is The Great Plains by way of The Big Short.” — Wall Street Journal “Knowlton deftly balances close-ups and bird’s-eye views. We learn countless details More important, we learn why the story played out as it did.” — New York Times Book Review. The transformations that remade beef production between the end of the American civil war in and the passage of the Federal Meat Inspection Act in stretched from the Great Plains.

Gateway of the Northern Plains that was Ogallala from to Hard bitten Wyoming and Montana cattleman met in Ogallala s hotel and saloons with Texas Cattle kings and bargained over cattle prices. Cattle ranches still dominate the largely undeveloped landscape, and each spring, cow-calf pairs pepper the rolling grasslands.

During the late s, cattle expanded rapidly and widely over the open plains. So widely, in fact, that they outpaced their carrying capacity; drought and the harsh winter of –87 decimated the herds.

The Banditti of the Plains: or The Cattlemen's Invasion of Wyoming in [The Crowning Infamy of the Ages]. Norman, Okla.: University of Oklahoma Press,xiii-xv, Rush, Nixon Orwin. Mercer's Banditti of the Plains: The Story of the First Book Giving an Account of the Cattlemen's Invasion of Wyoming in Get this from a library.

Cattle raising on the Plains, [John T Schlebecker] -- Story of the evolution on the cattle industry from what had been an adventurous way of life into a profession.

The Plains region is the home of the Dust Bowl, the massacre at Wounded Knee, the North-West Rebellion, the Tulsa race riot, the Lincoln County War, the purported Roswell alien landing, and the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

From it have emerged furs, cattle, corn, wheat, oil, gas, and coal, as well as jazz, literature, and political reform. This work chronicles the establishment of the cattle industry in the Great Plains, spanning the years from the Civil War to World War II. John and Mahlon Thatcher were two of the many pioneers looking to begin a new life in the great open spaces of the West.PLAINS MARKET TALK.

Cash Cattle. While some might characterize yesterday's fed cattle trade as disappointing, the prices require context. Many cattle owners, both hedged and unhedged, have been holding cattle awaiting convergence between cash and futures. Many of these groups of cattle have reached or exceeded normal marketing weights and are.The Paperback of the The Banditti of the Plains: Or the Cattlemen's Invasion of Wyoming in (The Crowning Infamy of the Ages) by A.

S. Mercer at Barnes WAR ON THE RUSTLERS—THE HANGING OF JIM AVERILL AND CATTLE KATE ON THE SWEETWATER. Publish your book with B&N.