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is requisite for keeping stock, it might be inferred that
it is capable of being rendered a very lucrative business.
Very little attention is requisite during the
winter, and indeed in most instances cattle are left to
subsist on what nature provides.
The vast prairie and river bottoms are covered with
luxuriant grass, wild rye,

Rankin, Melinda. Texas in 1850. By Melinda Rankin.. Boston. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6107/. Accessed August 31, 2015.