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Out Our Way: The black Angus - Matthew 7: 21 - 23

Out our way, the roundup is nothing like it was in the old days when it was all open range. For us today, the herd usually stays within the boundaries of fenced-in pastures, but in the old days, herds tended to wander about and get mixed in with each other. In those days, every roundup included a representative, a "rep," from other outfits who checked brands and then cut out and claimed his own outfit's cattle. A "Split S" steer might look just like that "Diamond V" steer next to it, but by checking the brand, there was no doubt which outfit had the claim. Nowadays, as I have said, while we...

 

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