Cattle Feedyard

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Photographs of several cows eating from a feed trough through a fence. In the background are several corrals full of cattle, large silos and large trucks.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures and was provided by Cattle Raisers Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 36 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Cattle Raisers Museum

This is the oldest and largest organization of its kind in the U.S. It first opened in 1980 to build public awareness and appreciation for ranching heritage. They relocated in 2009 to the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, and maintain a vast exhibition dedicated to preserving and celebrating the history of the cattle industry.

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Description

Photographs of several cows eating from a feed trough through a fence. In the background are several corrals full of cattle, large silos and large trucks.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

Notes

An attached typed note on the back of the photograph reads, "These choice Hereford steers, on feed in a Texas feedyard, have been sold to a buyer for a major packer. They weighed approcimately 600 poinds when put on feed, have gained 500 pounds in 150 days and will be marketed at 1,100 pounds. In the 23 major cattle feeding states, on April 22, 1977, 10.6 million head were on feed, three per cent less than one year ago. In 1975, 20.8 million head of cattle were fed in custom and farmer-feeder feedlots."

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Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures

The materials in this collection, which include photographs, letters, books, and more, reflect the history of Fort Worth. This project was funded by the Amon Carter Foundation and the Adeline and George McQueen Foundation.

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  • Feb. 27, 2009, 5:13 p.m.

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  • April 3, 2017, 12:08 p.m.

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Cattle Feedyard, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth44113/: accessed November 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Cattle Raisers Museum.