Woman of the West

Woman of the West – our all new blog series with Chelsey Becker, Canadian Cowboy Country’s Editorial Intern.  Follow Chelsey’s voyage into ranch life with us!   Nestled in the deep rolling hills of the Southern Alberta prairies, cattle can be found grazing amongst lush green pastures, and during the spring time, farmers can be …

National Film Board ~ Cattle Country by Beth Zinkan

This short 1944 documentary offers a portrait of ranching in the foothills of southern Alberta. Exciting scenes of great herds being rounded up and moved to summer feeding grounds suggest the large scale on which this business is run, while segments on spraying, feeding and shipping illustrate some of the less dramatic jobs involved in …

WINTER FEEDING ~ Devil’s Head Ranch

“Well, I guess the easiest way I can explain it is that I’m not just in the business of raising rodeo stock. Our main objective is to continue to raise natural, sustainable grass/pasture. Healthy and productive livestock is a by-product.”  Doug Richards, Owner Devil’s Head Ranch We have a lot of native grass here in …