ranch

(redirected from cattle ranch)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

ranch

extensive grazing or pastoral farm or holding. See also range (2). Called also station, run, selection.

ranch cattle
brood cows, commercial cattle used for producing young cattle for fattening.
References in periodicals archive ?
The gift from Sean, on a Queensland cattle ranch, was opened by British Customs, who imposed pounds 9.
For a time, I also worked on a cattle ranch in New Mexico, a real live cowboy like my movie heroes.
To conduct longitudinal studies of hantaviruses in southeastern Colorado on a former cattle ranch now returning to its natural condition as short-grass prairie, we often stay in an old bunkhouse, used by many research groups at irregular intervals.
Of Irish ancestry, Lynch as a boy lived on a cattle ranch in the province of Buenos Aires, gaining an intimate knowledge of rural life.
After his return to the United States, he moved to a cattle ranch in New Mexico, the background for his novels Go in Beauty (1956), Bronc People (1958), and Pilgrims to the Wake (1961).
Sale to Include Citrus, Farm Operations & Cattle Ranch
ONDO State government has been assured that the resuscitation of the Auga Cattle Ranch in the Akoko North East Local Government Area of Ondo State, would open employment opportunities for the youths and women in the state.
Dr Michael Humavindu said, Namibia is ready to become the beef centre in southern Africa and more once the development of a meat processing plant and feed lot at the Kavango Cattle Ranch is finished.
The calamity is avoided, but there will be other trouble caused by Ben's orange slipknot, and he will need to take responsibility and "mend his fences" if he wants to realize his dream of becoming a "true buckaroo" on this modern Nevada cattle ranch.
From her humble beginnings on a cattle ranch, where she learned important lessons about hard work, self-reliance, and the greatness of the outdoors, to her studies at Stanford University, her struggle to find a job as a lawyer in an era when law firms did not want to hire women, the responsibility of juggling her career with marriage, politics, three children, and breast cancer, and her nomination to her judicial post of prestige by President Ronald Regan.
The Central Coast offers prime hunting opportunities, and a recent hog hunt with Alfred Luis, who heads Santa Maria-based Central Coast Outfitters, took place on the Cojo Jalama Ranch, a 25,000-acre cattle ranch overlooking the Pacific Ocean about 2 1/2 hours north of the San Fernando Valley.
Then Gallows gives up on pirating and purchases a cattle ranch, hiring Shipwreck to help him.