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Q: Who were the first ranchers in Texas?
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What is a Texas ranchers calf called?

The phrase Texas ranchers calf is the same thing as maverick

After the Civil War why did Texas ranchers drive cattle herds to kansas?

After the Civil War Texas ranchers drove cattle in herds to Kansas because that is where the big stockyards were at the time. It was also a place for the Texas ranchers to use the railroad for shipping cattle elsewhere.

Are all people from Texas cowboys and cowgirls and ranchers?

No, they aren't.

What were Texas ranchers called that were not fenced in or divided into lots?


Why did Texas ranchers send their longhorn on cattle drive?

Texas Ranchers sent their longhorns on cattle drives because the demand of the cattle in Texas was low. But high in the north and east. Demand and supply affect the price of nearly everything that was bought and sold - not just the cattle.

How did the railroad affect the cattle industry in Texas?

Before railroads were built in Texas, cattle had to be herded on cattle drives to the nearest railroad. The first railroads in the United States ran from east to west. After the railroads were built that ran north and south, the Texas cattle ranchers had less distance to cover to reach a railroad for transport.

Who first settled in Alberta?

Ranchers and pioneers.

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Why did ranchers decide to drive cattle from Texas to towns along the railroad?

So they could sell it to the city folk

Why did ranchers decide to drive their cattle from Texas to the towns along the railroad?

So they could sell it to the city folk

How did cowboys from Mexico contribute to the success of ranching in the US?

The 'cowboy culture' was first created by Mexican ranchers, adapted to the environmental conditions and using ranching practices from Spain. After Texas was first settled by American colonists, they adopted this 'vaquero' culture, and made it their own.

Why did ranchers want to get there cattle to the east insted of selling it in Texas?

Because there was a much larger population back East than there was out West.