King Ranch in Texas

by:Brittney White 1st period

The Birthplace of American Ranching

The first cattle ranch was in 1853. The king ranch produces cattle, leather goods, citrus and grains, and breeds quarter horses. This king ranch first started in southern Texas and is now known as thebirthplace of American ranching.


Ranching was an important part of the economy. It produced meat since they raised cattle. It also gave of leather from the cattle. King ranching produced high quality quarter horses wich made them a lot of money, considering everyone wanted horses.