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What to Expect When Living in a Wild West Setting

The Wild West always invokes images of fun and adventure for a number of  Americans. Images that they want to relive and experience more these days to escape the daily grind of an urban lifestyle. Fortunately, living in the Old West is something that can become a reality with the help of ranch real estate companies that have developed such properties. Read the rest of this entry

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Land Inspection for Aspiring Ranchers

Living the suite life is a dream for many, but some find it too glamorous to be exciting. Being in the heart of the city may keep you close to shopping malls, arcades, and all sorts of entertainment and recreational areas, but others find life in the outdoors and being surrounded by lush vegetation and fresh air more rewarding. Read the rest of this entry

What Killed the Open Range?

The term “open range” refers to cattle and livestock roaming free across tracts of land regardless of who owns them. You can see this in many cowboy movies, where a traveling convoy lets their cattle and livestock feed on whatever grass they see. Before the mid-1800s, open range was the ranching method of choice for most ranchers. However, today’s ranches are limited by legal fences because of the serious repercussions of open ranges, namely overgrazing. Read the rest of this entry