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Historical Data on Grazing in Intermountaiq ■$_,P--r 2 1941
Region as Obtained from Original ro "P P Y? "IVE13
Users .and Others.
Receipts and profits in early days as conroared to oresent day conditions:
Mature She ep
At what age are most sheep marketed, as lambs.
Breed of sheep. Cotswold
Price received for mature sheep. Ewes $5. Wethers. &^ for lames*
In 1900 lambs sold for 3-4jf per head. That year M. S. Marriott and
Preston Blair shipped 1st lambs to Chicago and made $4. net per nead.
Percent lamb crop. Sheds
Market weight of lambs. S0,f lamb extra large then. 1st time over 80# was
m 1924. Last 8 or 10 years lambs are
Percent fat lambs. Not as many as now
Market location . Ship to Chicago
Price received per pound. 18). in 1918-19
Pounds of wool per head . (1 buck weighed 500#)
Price received per pound. 20^
Market for wool.
Prices 1905 - $1.00
How brought to market.
Wild animal skins.
Meat brought in by hunters of wild animals.
' Operating Costs
Size of bands grazed or cattle herds handled. 1500 ewes.
Losses More coyotes - bounties 1918
Wages paid herders and. .camp tenders and cowboys. 1913-14 $50.00 Herder