The goal of a dude ranch has remained mostly unchanged throughout the years: to create a family-friendly vacation destination that offers guests a chance to experience the Wild West lifestyle. However, there are many different types of dude ranches you can start after purchasing a ranch for sale in Oregon.
These are listed below, along with a short commentary on how the three types differ from each other: Read the rest of this entry
It is no secret that purchasing ranch property is a great investment, especially with the way the US beef industry has been performing recently. In order to keep a cattle ranch profitable, sustainable cattle development through proper breeding techniques is important. As such, here are a few breeding tips for Oregon ranchers who would be taking their first few steps towards a profitable business. Read the rest of this entry
How much beef can you get from cattle? Surely not all parts of the cattle are consumed, as that would mean selling the cattle’s internal organs as well. From a 1,000-lb steer, the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry estimates that at least 61 percent of it will make it “on the rail.” However, only 43 percent of the steer make it into the market as different cuts like t-bone, sirloin, brisket, and shank. Why can’t the meat market use every pound of the cow? Read the rest of this entry