The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 37, July 1933 - April, 1934 Page: 319
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Hazards of Ranching on the South Plains 319
These hazards--and others-faced the South Plains cowman:
the prairie fire, the drouth, the cold, the wolf, and the prairie
dog. Each took its toll, and the sum total of that toll caused
many a rancher to go broke, sell his remaining herd, let his lease
lapse, and make way for the settler. He who did stay in the ranch
business learned through bitter experience to overcome these
hazards of ranching.
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