Branding is an important time of year for the sprawling ranches in eastern Oregon.
Multi-generation California ranch is self-sufficient, growing its own hay and cattle.
Diane Swingley and her husband,Stan Huebner, specialize in Black Angus cattle.
Santos Ranch raises cattle and sheep and grows and buys hay from outside Douglas County.
The Jagers own and operate Four Pines Ranch, a grass-fed/grass-finished cattle ranch near Baker City, Ore.
A small ranch has diversified into retail sales of its many crops, from beef to berries and eggs.
Morgan horses prove to be a versatile choice for riders, breeders say.
The Dawsons continue a family tradition on their ranch.
A horse woman rescues horses to help those in need.
In mid-November, Kreutzer and his truck passed 980,000 miles.
Flashover Farm raises Scottish Highland and Irish Dexter cattle. They also raise Berkshire, Chester and Duroc pigs, and Holland White Turkeys.
The Christmas packages just kept coming for Bob and Kathleen Buchanan late last year. They came in the form of little black calves, one after another until there were eight on Christmas Day 2012.