Reasons For The Development Of Cattle Industry

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Charles Goodnight & Oliver Loving
Avoided homesteaders land by going around it. They traded in New Mexico with soldiers and Indians.
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The US Army
Provided a large market.
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Indian Reservations
Beef served as rations on the reservations, US government provided a good market.
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Railroads
Enabled beef to be transported to the east.
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Refrigerated Railcars
Beef could be transported and it wouldn't go off.
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Joseph McCoy
Set up the cow town Abilene.
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Cows wintered in North
The cold would kill off the disease carrying ticks.
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Provided a large market.

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The US Army

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Beef served as rations on the reservations, US government provided a good market.

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Enabled beef to be transported to the east.

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Beef could be transported and it wouldn't go off.

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