Cowboys

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Civil War was over

1865

no jobs for

cowboys

immigrants came from

Europe

south was

destroyed

average age of a cowboy was

24

1 out of 3 was

Mexican or African American

usually broke and

homeless

fad was to

have your picture taken

gestation period for a cow is

9 months

a newborn calf weighs

45 to 90 lbs.

steer are processed before reaching

1600 lbs.

white face, red body, weights placed on horns or just removed

Herford

babies are small, blue nose and tongue, black or red, good during winter, grow hair before winter

Black Angus

bulky, reddish, crossbreed

Shorthorn

do well in south Texas, not insect infested, lond ears, white, crossbreed

Braham

well muscle, picky, white

Charolais

mix of Braham and Shorthorn, brown/red color, blonde ears, nose, and end of tail

Santa Gertrudis

no bull fighting, scared easily (both ways), orange, graiz well, eat any kind of grass, kept weight

Longhorn

sugar-loaf sombrero allows

heat to escape

plainsman keeps

heat in

montana peak was

good

texas bucket was the most

popular

bandana was worn around

neck

bandanas soak up

sweat

shirts were made of

cotton

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