Grant- Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site was branding about 55 calves today. So, we watched how they brand cattle. Branding dates back to the ancient Egyptians. It’s used for identifying cattle owners. Modern day branding uses different techniques. This ranch stays true to the 1800’s way of branding, making it very interesting. Grant- Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site is the only site within the National Parks System specifically designed to tell the story of the western frontier cattle era and its role it played in shaping the history of the U.S.
I think the calves were more upset about being temporally separated from their mamas then the actual branding!