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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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The Quarter Circle U ranch in Birney, Montana, like many others in the region, had begun entertaining dudes in the 1920s to augment ranch income, and so she photographed that side of the modern ranch business as well as cattle raising.
The book is divided into three sections, focusing respectively on cattle raising, meat packing, and (more briefly) beef marketing and distribution.
In principle, it would be possible to extend the idea of a common carbon tax to methane as well, covering wetland rice production, decomposable refuse, gas pipeline losses, and cattle raising.
Traditionally cattle raising has been divided into three areas: cow/ calf operators who supply weaned calves, stockers who raise the weaned calves until they are ready to go into a feedlot and the feedlot operation.
The waste of natural resources to favor cattle raising should also be brought to students' attention.
Iverson reminds his readers that although sales were very good, most Tohono O'odham were not obsessed with making money; rather they embraced cattle raising because it allowed them to remain Indians and to be generous to less fortunate relatives and friends.
Austria outlawed the use of hormones in cattle raising in 1975.
Cattle raising is primarily the domain of minority nationalities in the North and West who live on their herds and practice traditional modes of production.
International meat prices have also declined, and cattle raising is the area's second major source of income.
The researchers attribute the hydrogen buildup to various human activities, including the burning of vegetation and emissions of the greenhouse gas methane -- which reacts with other gases to produce hydrogen -- arising primarily from rice cultivation and cattle raising.
Cattle raising costs in Brazil are the lowest worldwide due to favorable geographic and weather conditions, availability and low cost of grazing land, and low cattle feeding costs.