branding cattle

While many ranchers still roped and threw calves for branding and doctoring, Con Warren preferred to use this homemade chute. He believed it caused less stress to the cattle. Modern steel chutes operate more smoothly than this homemade version, but the principles are the same.
Paper. L 8.1 cm, W 13.8 cm
Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site, GRKO 8928

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