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Why early New Mexico turned from cattle to sheep

via Richard Beals Blog The premier New Mexico historian Marc Simmons wrote recently in the Santa Fe New Mexican. The story of the beginnings of New Mexico’s livestock industry is preserved in long-buried Spanish documents, found scattered in the state’s rich archives. … Continue reading

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Pioneer weapons of the Canadian Prairies

History pages reprinted from the December 1946 issue of Canadian Cattlemen I don’t know about you guys, but there is not much of nothing I like more than the history of the American West. — jtl, 419  Photo: Saskatchewan Historical … Continue reading

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