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Dry and Determined

Sorting out dry cows is a regular job on ranches throughout the West, as ra

Sorting out dry cows is a regular job on ranches throughout the West, as raSorting out “dry cows” is a necessary job on working cattle outfits, as ranchers need to cull any brood cows who don’t produce calves regularly. But cutting them out of the herd can be contentious, which John Welch knows all too well. Here, he and his horse Rey deal with a head-strong dry cow on the Spade Ranch in West Texas.

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