Bison Milk and the Orphan Calf

 Care for a Bison calf. I feel so lucky to be able to publish all this information for our bison calves. Look at all the people that contributed! This would not have been possible without them. (further down the page is the most recent articles)   These are a few of the first calf heifers penned together while calving. One heifer had a freak accident in the night and had to be put out of her misery. She had a new calf about a week old now orphaned. The heifer on the right adopted that calf and has been taking … Read more

1878

<< Previous  Next>> 1878-Flooded With Buffalo Hides    The New Bloomfield Times Pa. Cheap Robe Jan 1 1878   Brenham Weekly Banner January 4th 1878 The Bison 1878 We learn from the San Saba News some interesting particulars regarding the wholesale slaughter of the bison (buffalo) on the plains. It is estimated that at least two thousand persons are now encamped on Texas soil for the sole purpose of slaughtering the bison. These men have reduced the hunt to a system, and are as thoroughly organized as a well drilled army. The plan is to surround the whole buffalo range, … Read more

1877

<< Previous  Next>> STILL HUNTING AFTER BUFFALO The Graphic: An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper London, England Feb 10 1877 STILL HUNTING AFTER BUFFALO As Col. Dodge has shown in his interesting book lately published, the Buffalo, countless herds of which used to roam over the plains of the central portions of North America, are being rapidly extinguished. Every season numerous sportsmen, among whom are many parties of Englishmen, who cross the Atlantic especially for the purpose, wage war against these animals. Their operations are usually conducted thus. A party of well mounted men dash  up to a herd of buffalo. Each … Read more