traditions http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Wyoming ranching families look to old traditions for modern brandings http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-ranching-families-look-old-traditions-modern-brandings <p>The grazing land of Wyoming is currently filled with young calves out to pasture. Calving season lasts through the spring and early summer in Wyoming and once the calves are born ranchers have to brand them to identify which ranch they belong to. Wyoming Public Radio’s Irina Zhorov attended a branding and found that in the 21st Century, some ranchers are happily keeping up old, social customs during their brandings.</p><p>IRINA ZHOROV: Scott Sims’ ranch in the Rock Creek Valley in Southeast Wyoming branded a batch of their calves at the end of June.</p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 21:35:29 +0000 Irina Zhorov 44035 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming ranching families look to old traditions for modern brandings