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Thread #60069   Message #960902
Posted By: GUEST,Q
28-May-03 - 08:45 PM
Thread Name: What do ranchers raise?
Subject: RE: What do ranchers raise?
Bos taurus. But a heck of a lot of breeds. Charolais, black and red angus, hereford (often pronounced her-ford), etc., etc.
Dogie- A scrubby calf that has not wintered well and is anemic from the scant food of the winter months- Western Words, Ramon F. Adams.
Gilbert y Chavez says the word comes from dogal, Spanish for a motherless calf.
Bossie? Don't know.