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Cattle-raising on the Plains of North America.

Von Richthofen, Walter Baron

Cattle-raising on the Plains of North America.

by Von Richthofen, Walter Baron

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cattle trade -- Great Plains

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe Western frontier library -- no. 24
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9433 U52 V6 1964
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 120 p.
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14576553M

    The cattle industry in the United States in the nineteenth century due to the young nation’s abundant land, wide-open spaces, and rapid development of railroad lines to transport the beef from western ranches to population centers in the Midwest and the East Coast. Once the prediction materialized, James S. Brisbin, in The Beef Bonanza; or, How to Get Rich on the Plains (), and Walter Baron von Richthofen, in Cattle-Raising on the Plains of North America (), were particularly important in publicizing it. Von Richthofen, in a brief first paragraph, announced that the "former Great American Desert.

    Americans didn't think that cattle ranches were practical on the great plains because the cattle had a hard time surviving. The great plains were dry and there was not a lot of grazing land in the. In the terminology used to describe the sex and age of cattle, the male is first a bull calf and if left intact becomes a bull; if castrated he becomes a steer and in about two or three years grows to an female is first a heifer calf, growing into a heifer and becoming a ing on the breed, mature bulls weigh –1, kg (1,–4, pounds) and cows –1, kg (

    (b) Consider the following quote from Baron von Richthofen in his Cattle Raising on the Plains of North America: Cowboys are to be found among the sons of the best families. The truth is probably that most were not a drunken, gambling lot, quick to draw and fire their pistols. The history of the cattle raising industry of the Great Plains reflects the changes in the area itself as population increased and farming developed. The industry's prosperity was closely tied to favorable weather conditions and control of diseases and pests. It was just as dependent on business cycles and was closely related to the economy of the rest of the country, its fortunes fluctuating Cited by:


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Cattle-raising on the plains of North America. [Walter Von Richthofen, Baron; D. Appleton and Company,]. OCLC Number: Description: xviii, pages 19 cm. Contents: Introduction / Edward Everett Dale --Note / Walter, Baron von Richthofen --The great American desert --The Eldorado of the day --The cattle herds of the West, and comparative statistics --Climate, temperature, vegetation, and grass --Branding, lassoing, round-up, cowboys, ranch, and range --Herds and breeds of cattle --labor.

Cattle-raising on the plains of North America Author Von Richtofen, Walter, Baron Date Rare Book Region Colorado; New Mexico. Von Richthofen, Baron Walter, Cattle-raising on the Plains of North America.

Norman, Okla.: University of Oklahoma Press, Journals: Carlos, Ann M and Elizabeth Hoffman. “The North American Fur Trade: Bargaining to a Joint Profit Maximum under Incomplete Information, ” The Journal of Economic History (Dec. A ranch is an area of land, including various structures, given primarily to the practice of ranching, the practice of raising grazing livestock such as cattle and sheep most often applies to livestock-raising operations in Mexico, the Western United States and Western Canada, though there are ranches in other who own or operate a ranch are called ranchers, cattlemen, or stockgrowers.

(b) Consider the following quote from Baron von Richthofen in his Cattle Raising on the Plains of North America: "Cowboys are to be found among the sons of the best truth is probably that most were not a drunken, gambling lot, quick to draw and fire their pistols.".

Free 2-day shipping. Buy Cattle-Raising on the Plains of North America at nd: Baron Walter Von Richthofen. 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).

CATTLE-RAISING ON THE PLAINS OF NORTH AMERICA by Walter Baron Von Richthofen. New York: D. Appleton and Company,first edition. Book is in it original green-cloth covers; pages; 6 pages of advertisements in rear.

Walter Baron Von Richthofen is the author of Cattle-Raising on the Plains of North America ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published )2/5(1). How long did real cowboys live. One answer may be found in the book The Last Cowboys by Connie Brooks (University of New Mexico Press).

This delightful book presents a thoughtful sociological study of cowboys in West Texas and Southeastern New Mexico around the year A sample of 32 cowboys gave the following years of longevity: 58 52 68 86 72 66 97 89 84 91 91 92 66. item 3 Cattle-raising on the plains of North America, Richthofen, Von3 - Cattle-raising on the plains of North America, Richthofen, Von$ Free shipping.

He wrote "Cattle-Raising on the Plains of North America" (NY: ). His book proclaimed that the Colorado front-range area was "the largest and richest grass and pasture region in the world, and it will probably soon become the most important beef-producing country of the globe." His book attracted many men with money from around the world to Burial: Richthofen Memorial, Denver County.

b) Consider the following quote from Baron von Richthofen in his Cattle Raising of the Plains of North America: Cowboys are to be found among the sons of the best families. The truth is probably that most were not a drunken, gambling lot, quick to draw and fire their pistols.” Does the data distribution of longevity lend credence to this quote?File Size: KB.

Cattle-raising on the plains of North America. 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 Pages: Longevity of Cowboys (b) Consider the following quote from Baron von Richthofen in his Cattle Raising on the Plains of North America: "Cowboys are to O Yes, these cowboys certainly lived long lives, as evidenced by the high frequency of leaves for stems 7, 8, and 9 (i.e.,O No, these cowboys did not live long lives, as evidenced by the.

(b) Interpretation Consider the following quote from Baron von Richthofen in his Cattle Raising on the Plains of North America: "Cowboys are to be found among the sons of the best families.

The truth is probably that most were not a drunken, gambling lot, quick to draw and fire their pistols.". (a) Make a stem-and-leaf display for these data. (b) Interpretation Consider the following quote from Baron von Richthofen in his Cattle Raising on the Plains of North America: “Cowboys are to be found among the sons of the best truth is probably that most were not a drunken, gambling lot, quick to draw and fire their pistols.”.The ranching heritage of the Great Plains thus originated with the first Spanish settlers and continued to develop according to the trends established by the early Spanish vaqueros.

The most significant contributions of Hispanic cattlemen involved the introduction of longhorn cattle to the North American Plains and the perfection of the.