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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.
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A cloudy sky prevented a peek at Saturn through the ranch's 8-inch Celestron telescope, but Richards regaled us throughout the evening with stories about the challenges of island ranching (the cattle are flown to the mainland on specially retrofitted 747 jets
Prior to Ranching for Wildlife, private ranches hosted hunts, but not for the big dollars they now earn.
The Kelleys' ranching operation is a family affair - Ralph Kelley's 90- year-old uncle, Ralph Hayes, is his longtime partner, and the couple's two daughters, their son-in-law, and their daughter's fiance all pitch in.
People get into rodent ranching but end up not liking it because it's disgusting," he said.
While cattle ranching will always be a very important part of our heritage and our brand, a decision to out-source the ownership and management of this business to a first class cattle operator will allow us to focus our efforts and resources on investing in our real estate assets," said President and CEO Robert A.
Beaverhead's goal is to be a sustainable ranching operation and a model of environmental excellence.
The Agency credited these efforts with fostering an "unusually productive relationship" between the ranching and environmental communities.
The ranch's attention to environmental ranching practices dates to the early 1970s with the implementation of rest-rotation grazing.