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A screen shot from 'Branding Calves.'


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Some things about being a buckaroo are more challenging to learn than others and require practice--learning how to shoe horses, getting a truck out of a desert mud hole, and branding a cow without burning through the hide. Branding the cows is an important process in cattle ranching. Calves need to be branded for the purposes of identification. Branding consists of more than just applying a symbol to the side of the animal. What other things do you think branding includes?

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VIDEO CREDIT: Stewart, Leslie J., filmmaker. "Branding Calves [16mm film]" Ca. 1965. Buckaroos in Paradise: Ranching Culture in Northern Nevada, 1945-1982, Library of Congress.