Cattle Drive (cattle boom)

By:Ashley Jirovsky

When did the Cattle Drive start?

  • In the 1860's
  • The only cattle that that were available to America that were able to be used for beef.

1. when did the Cattle Drive start?

It started after the civil war in Texas.

2. What ended the Cattle Drive?

  • They had a limited amount of barbed wire.


Cattleman used brands and earmarks to identify their cattle.

12 men managed 2 to 3 thousand cattle at a time.

How have these inovations or policies evolved to today?

It created the railroad.