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Author Frischknecht, W. Dean.

Title Old Deseret Live Stock Company : a stockman's memoir / W. Dean Frischknecht.

Imprint Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, 2008.
Publication Info. 2008

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Description 1 online resource (210 pages) : illustrations
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Summary In the high country of the northern Wasatch Mountains, lies what is left of one of the West's largest ranches. Deseret Live Stock Company was reputed at various times to be the largest private landholder in Utah and the single biggest producer of wool in the world. The ranch began as a sheep operation, but as it found success, it also ran cattle. Incorporated in the 1890s by a number of northern Utah ranchers who pooled their resources, the company was at the height of successful operations in the mid-twentieth century when a young Dean Frischknecht, bearing a recent degree in animal science.
Note Print version record.
Contents Prologue -- 1. Expanding horizons -- 2. Shearing -- 3. The high and glorious summer range -- 4. Great trail drives -- 5. Shaping up for winter and shipping to Skull Valley -- 6. Skull Valley -- 7. It happened during breeding season -- 8. Old-time range strategy -- 9. Lambing -- 10. Western hospitality -- 11. A new addition -- 12. Timely moves -- 13. The big snow -- 14. Approaching disaster -- 15. Looking up -- 16. A great recovery -- 17. All in the day's work -- 18. Moving up -- 19. The best of times -- 20. The dugway withdrawal -- 21. Major changes -- 22. End of an era -- 23. Bad news -- 24. Life's big decisions -- 25. Transitions.
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Subject Frischknecht, W. Dean.
Deseret Live Stock Company -- History.
Frischknecht, W. Dean. (OCoLC)fst01988809
Deseret Live Stock Company. (OCoLC)fst01780563
Sheep ranchers -- Wasatch Range (Utah and Idaho) -- Biography.
Ranch life -- Wasatch Range (Utah and Idaho)
Wasatch Range (Utah and Idaho) -- Biography.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Animal Husbandry.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Science & Technology.
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY)
Ranch life. (OCoLC)fst01089735
Sheep ranchers. (OCoLC)fst01115566
United States -- Wasatch Range. (OCoLC)fst01310348
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: Frischknecht, W. Dean. Old Deseret Live Stock Company. Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, 2008 9780874217117 0874217113 (DLC) 2008007384 (OCoLC)196310204
ISBN 9780874217124 (electronic bk.)
0874217121 (electronic bk.)
0874217113 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780874217117 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780874217117 (cloth ; alk. paper)
Standard No. AU@ 000051399431
DEBSZ 396315968
GBVCP 1008653101

 
    
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