Boom Of The Sheep Industry

Isabella Garcia 5th

Cause Of The Booming Industry

selling mustangs had been very important to the livestock industry but when cattle expanded mustangs greatly reduced. So when the mustangs were no longer profitable the sheep boomed. But the real boom happend right before the Civil War. Beacause they were so important now they were bred heavily.

George Wilkins Kendall

Kendall was a newspaper reporter. On a ranch east of Boerne he set up a 5,000 acre ranch where he invited people to travel to Texas to raise sheep. He did have problems with droughts, diseases, and native americans, but he still encouraged farmers to travel. Ranchers from the Northern Staes and Europe showed up