Monthly Archives: October 2016

How to Create a Luxury Ranch

Luxury ranches are a modern creation. Ranching has always been known for cattle drives and long nights out on the prairie. It is the stereotypical environment for the ruggedly masculine cowboy or ranch hand.

How to Create a Luxury Ranch

However, those stereotypes are from a bygone era, and today’s ranches are different. Nowadays, ranches have become a status symbol. Here are some ways to distinguish a luxury ranch. Read the rest of this entry

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Common Ranch Pests and How to Deal with Them

Ranches in Colorado are often far from civilization. They are perfect for enjoying the fresh air in the outdoors and taking in the natural beauty of the state. Living in the wilderness, however, can often present special problems that you would not experience in an urban environment—like pests.

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Luckily, there are easy solutions to help control or stop pests that can cause harm to property or people. The following are some of the most common pests that can appear in the wilderness of Colorado. Read the rest of this entry

5 Non-traditional Types of Ranch Animals

Browsing through ranches in Wyoming may have you wondering what animal you want to raise. Most people will go with the typical cattle ranch. Cattle provide a large quantity of meat, leather, and other products.

Cows, however, are not your only option when it comes to ranching. The ideal choice would be an animal that is profitable. Here is a list of some non-traditional animals that can be raised on a ranch.

Five Non-traditional Types of Ranch Animals.

1.Emu

Emus are flightless birds that are native to Australia, where they are common and spread to nearly every part of the continent. Emu ranching is not particularly common in the United States, although it is picking up steam. Read the rest of this entry

4 Things You Didn’t Know About Nebraska

Your search for a new property might have led you to look at ranches in Nebraska, the Cornhusker State. Nebraska has a low population density with plenty of land located right in the heart of the Great Plains. The state has many special qualities; the following are just a few.

Four Things You Didn’t Know About Nebraska

1.Almost All Cities Have Fewer Than 3,000 People

Nebraska is a decidedly rural state that is dotted with many small towns that make up its population of just fewer than 2 million. The most populous cities, Lincoln and Omaha, are both located in the west near the Missouri River and are the only cities with over 100,000 people. Read the rest of this entry

4 Animals Any Rancher Should Have

Everyone knows that ranches in New Mexico are necessary to the state’s economy because they provide raw materials and a source of food. However, many newer ranchers don’t realize that an efficiently run ranch should have more varieties of animals than the livestock that are kept there.

Four Animals Any Rancher Should Have

Every ranch should have some companion animals to make ranch life easier. The following are some animals that should be kept around the farm. Read the rest of this entry

3 Things to Do with Your Family on the Ranch

Ranches in Utah are mostly out of the way and usually located far from urban centers. However, that does not mean you cannot have fun with your family. Ranches are a great place to bring the family together or enjoy time to bond with kids or grandkids.

These may include working around the ranch or finding a leisurely activity everyone can enjoy. The following are just three of the hundreds of things you can do with your family on the ranch.

Three Things to Do with Your Family on the Ranch

     1.Organize a Reunion

This is an obvious choice of family activity. Your new ranch can become the center for a family gathering with everyone looking to enjoy a few days with relatives. Organizing a family reunion can be difficult, but it is always rewarding. Read the rest of this entry