Tag Archive: wide range sheep ranching

Turn of the 20th Century

L. H. Durant, a large rancher from Los Angeles, California used four different breeds on his ranch and considered each one essential for its particular work including Airedales for tending sheep. He said, “I… Continue reading

Sheep Ranching on the Open Range

In the 1940s, Perry Olson, a Colorado rancher ran 10,000 (ten thousand) head of sheep on Taylor Grazing in the mountains near my Uncle Frank’s ranch— the IK Bar Ranch—at what is now… Continue reading