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Cattle Ranches and Branding
Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum
A fun presentation about branding cattle and cattle ranching in Southern Utah
Gathering the Herd
This is the time of year when cattle and sheep herds are collected from the mountains to be brought to fenced, lower-elevation areas for the winter. Cedar City makes an official celebration of this event. I often wonder how ranchers ever find all the animals they drove into the mountains, especially the cattle. I have seen lone cows in some pretty interesting places. Some are branded, some have ear tags (one or two). When my grandpa raised cattle, I even got to ride ... view more »